“Orphan” often means fatherless in Egypt and the fatherless and widow often face illiteracy, child labor, poverty, and shame. Coptic Orphans breaks the cycle through long-term, respectful programs that support a child’s education and development.In these podcasts, we learn about the Christians in Egypt as well as the work of Coptic Orphans, unlocking the God-given potential of children in Egypt through grassroots partner and volunteer networks.
Orphanages filled with children that have parents? Kids graduating from school, but never learning how to read? Nermien Riad talks about startling problems she encountered when starting Coptic Orphans in Egypt 25 years ago, and how she discovered ready answers in the living traditions of Egypt's Orthodox Church.
January 20, 2013 Length: 19:24