The absolute best way to get involved with supporting vulnerable children around the world is to look into the facts for yourself. There are tons of great resources out there to help you learn about the latest developments in OVC care. Here are some of the educational resources we recommend you check out.

Web resources:

World Without Orphans -

Christians Alliance for Orphans -

Faith to Action Initiative -

Rethink Orphanages -

Better Care Network -

Specific to Kenya:

Association for Alternative Family Care for Children -

Alternative Child Care Alliance -

Articles, videos and podcasts:

"Think Orphan" podcast, hosted by Rick Morton and Philip Darke

"The Christian Case Against the Orphanage", an article by Krish Kandiah on Christianity Today 

"We need a more sustainable solution to the global orphan crisis", an article by Kristi Gleason on Christian Post

"The tragedy of orphanages", a TED talk by Georgette Mulheir

"The Orphanage Business", a podcast report by Anne Cavell on BBC

"Finding The Way Home", a HBO documentary film

"Lost Kites", a documentary film


"In Pursuit of Orphan Excellence", by Philip Darke, Keith McFarland, and Brian Fikkert

"When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor", by Steve Corbett