Total estimated number of orphans worldwide:  150 Million children
Estimated number of children who have lost both parents:  17.6 million children
Estimated number of children living on the streets:  5.6 Million children
Number of individuals it takes to make a life-long difference for an orphan: 1
We’ve heard the term orphan and understand what it means, but have you ever truly pondered what the life of an orphaned child looks like? 
An orphan, by definition is a child who has lost one or more parents through death or separation. They might not eat every day or have a safe place to sleep. And many are rescued from very harsh and dangerous circumstances. They are rescued from these situations by compassionate individuals such as yourself. When you join with Expect Hope you can be a hero to a child in need. With your help, we rescue orphans from injustice, taking them off the streets putting them into a home where they can receive love, care, food, and access to healthcare. For the cost of filling up a gas tank or a meal out; you can change the life of a child in need. If you would like to change a life today, join with us to make a difference by sponsoring a child. 
No matter where we go in the world, there will always be someone in need of help. In need of a hero. Being a hero doesn’t have mean that you have to save a family from a burning building or rush to someone’s aid in the midst of an accident. A hero is a person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. In the eyes of the children you rescue you have achieved the most noble of achievements, you saved their life; YOU ARE THEIR HERO. They love and appreciate you for being the one to form a relationship with them. When they might feel their whole world is lost, you were there with a saving hand to give them a better life. And when you receive a letter or a drawing from your sponsored child, that overwhelming feeling of love is transmitted to you in a way that is real and forever tangible
If only 7 percent of the 2 billion Christians in the world would care for a single orphan in distress, there would effectively be no more orphans. If everybody would be willing to simply do something to care for one of these precious treasures, I think we would be amazed by just how much we could change the world.  Steven Curtis Chapman


Billy Walker