Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133418)
 Advice (161139)
 Affiliate Programs (34751)
 Art and Culture (73737)
 Automotive (145654)
 Blogs (75196)
 Boating (9843)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4128)
 Business (1328962)
 Business News (426365)
 Business Opportunities (366330)
 Camping (10967)
 Career (72752)
 Christianity (15847)
 Collecting (11638)
 Communication (115068)
 Computers (241945)
 Construction (38924)
 Consumer (49684)
 Cooking (17066)
 Copywriting (6634)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7543)
 Current Affairs (20417)
 Dating (45881)
 EBooks (19691)
 E-Commerce (48222)
 Education (185288)
 Electronics (83503)
 Email (6407)
 Entertainment (159837)
 Environment (28929)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5449)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110922)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196423)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11845)
 Feng Shui (131)
 Finance & Investment (310451)
 Fitness (106330)
 Food & Beverages (62909)
 Free Web Resources (7939)
 Gambling (30220)
 Gardening (25143)
 Government (10530)
 Health (629695)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44054)
 Home Business (91574)
 Home Improvement (251133)
 Home Repair (46168)
 Humor (4834)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45106)
 Interior Design (29581)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (191001)
 Internet Marketing (146454)
 Investment (22837)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80479)
 Link Popularity (4595)
 Manufacturing (20852)
 Marketing (98962)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18218)
 Music (27013)
 New to the Internet (9495)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129629)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11852)
 Pets (38068)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12682)
 Public Speaking (5635)
 Publishing (7526)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126636)
 Recreation & Leisure (95385)
 Relationships (87666)
 Research (16165)
 Sales (80334)
 Science & Technology (110255)
 Search Engines (23486)
 Self Improvement (153216)
 Seniors (6235)
 Sexuality (35947)
 Small Business (49293)
 Software (83013)
 Spiritual (23474)
 Sports (116105)
 Tax (7659)
 Telecommuting (34066)
 Travel & Tourism (307827)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13427)
 Web Traffic (11739)
 Website Design (56838)
 Website Promotion (36587)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35788)
Author Spotlight
ELLISEN WANG

I'm Ellisen, nice to meet you! Obviously you're here because you want to know who I am. Wel...more
ANISH SAH

My Name is Anish Sah, I am an Internet Marketing and SEO Expert, Social Media Guru and young Entrepr...more
HELEN STEPHENS

I love to research products and write reviews only high-quality useful products. ...more
GAURAV KHURANA

I am the Founder Director of DialaBank.com, India’s First Financial Helpline and am an expert on Per...more
ALFRED MEARS

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more


It takes a children's village to give orphans hope for the future - Baby Wooden Cribs Manufacturer by he ni





Article Author Biography
It takes a children's village to give orphans hope for the future - Baby Wooden Cribs Manufacturer by
Article Posted: 10/09/2013
Article Views: 323
Articles Written: 1145
Word Count: 1006
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

It takes a children's village to give orphans hope for the future - Baby Wooden Cribs Manufacturer


 
Business,Business News,Business Opportunities
Guang Meitong, a 4-year-old girl from South China, was born with acleft palate and is autistic. She barely talks but loves being held by visitors and resting herhead on their shoulders as she clutches their clothes. Guang was abandoned by her parents at birth. But thanks to theloving care of a US couple, she has had surgery and is awaitingadoption. Her saviors are Tim and Pam Baker.

Four of their seven childrenhave been adopted from China, with the first joining their familyin 1992, four years after the couple arrived in the country. The Bakers also co-founded the Shepherd's Field Children's Village,which has cared for more than 4,000 orphans like Guang. More than3,000 operations and medical procedures have been carried out and900 children have been adopted. Construction work began on the orphanage in June 2003 and it ishome to 86 children. The compound was built and decorated in traditional Chinese style.

All the children receive education and are under the care of 100workers, including teachers, Chinese nannies, Western doctors,volunteers and interns. The village, in Dawangguzhuang town in Tianjin's Wuqing district,is a compound of 11 buildings, including five dormitories, aschool, a workshop and a clinic. It receives children from orphanages around country. The majorityof them come from impoverished rural areas.

About 40 children are adopted annually, with most joining overseasfamilies. The village has a long wall covered with the handprints of orphanswho were adopted. "I want the children to remember where they come from, eventhough they will live abroad with their new families, speakingdifferent languages," Tim says. A vocational training center is under construction, which has beendelayed due to funding shortages. Its completion will make theorphanage the largest of its kind on the mainland, Tim says.

Itwill be home to 150 orphans with special needs. The 55-year-old from Wisconsin and his wife first arrived in Chinato teach English in Liaoning province's Fushun in 1988. They movedto Beijing to teach at a university in 1991. They volunteered atorphanages in their spare time.

An orphanage in Guizhou's provincial capital Guiyang cared for a5-month-old girl who was born with serious congenital heart diseaseand always waved at the couple. In 1992, the couple took the 50-hour train ride to Guiyang andadopted the girl. "We changed the lives of our adopted children, and they alsohave huge impacts on our lives," Tim says. "We just realized there are still many orphans who need helpand an opportunity to change their lives." In 1995, the couple founded the Philip Hayden Foundation to raisemoney for China's orphans. The foundation commemorates the USteacher Philip Hayden, who worked with them in Chinese orphanagesand died of a heart attack at age 28.

That year, they quit their jobs and moved to Langfang, Hebeiprovince, where they planned to open an orphanage. A localbusinessman offered them houses to support their plan in 1999. The undertaking was a huge challenge, especially at first. Most ofthe children had life-threatening problems and needed surgeries.The first orphan they received was a newborn with complicated heartdefects.

"The most difficult thing at first was to believe that wecould do something for the children with special needs," Timsays. "To be honest, my wife and I were a little fearful at thebeginning. Even in China, the surgeries still cost a lot of moneythen." The Bakers asked for help from friends, family and supporters, whoresponded quickly and raised money for the baby, who was lateradopted. "Now, we still have problems and challenges," Tim says. "But we take any child coming through our gate, because we areexperienced, and, importantly, more people are joining with us tohelp the children." The local government also supports their work.

In 2002, it sold theorphanage land at the unbelievably low price of 1 yuan ($0.15) permu (0.06 hectares). Shepherd's Field Children's Village receivedits first child in 2006. "Compared to the early 1990s, I saw a big improvement inChinese society to help the orphans, who need group work fromsociety," he says. "Now, I am happy to see more people and organizations join.China has the best adoption system - clear, straightforward andwithout corruption." Supporters include international companies, local enterprises,hospitals, schools and individuals.

Operations manager Li Yan says the orphanage welcomes donations ofanything the children need, such as baby formula, diapers andclothes. "Children here need love, and you can be their uncles andaunties," Li says. Most of the orphans are between 1 month and 6 years old. The Bakersare working to find solutions for the older children, who are lesslikely to be adopted. Hou Tong, who suffers from a congenital spine curvature, has neverleft bed in all of his 17 years.

He recently received surgery andis expected to walk in the future. Hou is also learning Englishfrom a US college intern. The center's workshop provides a place for older orphans to learnsuch skills as handicraft making. After six years in the Shepherd's Village, 22-year-old HuangZhongyu, who lost his fingers to a fire, will work in a localbakery. "The happiest moment for me is when I see the kids leavingwith their new families," Tim, who the children call"Papa Tim", says.

"But it's a little sad, too, sincein my heart, they are always my kids. But I wish they can have anormal family and a new life." Dr Bill Muddy and his wife have worked as volunteer physicians atthe orphanage for seven years after closing their clinic inCalifornia. "Given our medical background, we think we should be here tohelp the kids, who deserve another opportunity in life," the65-year-old says. While Baker's happiest moments are to see the children leaveShepherd's Village with new families, Muddy's are to see newchildren arrive, he says. "The fates of the kids were uncertain," he says."But once they are sent in, it means they have an opportunityto survive and start a new life.".

We are high quality suppliers, our products such as Baby Wooden Cribs Manufacturer , Rolling Baby Walker for oversee buyer. To know more, please visits Portable Bed Rails.

Related Articles - Baby Wooden Cribs Manufacturer, Rolling Baby Walker,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
DAMIAN POWELL

Demonstrated exceptional leadership in the government and private sector at an executive level. Skil...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2020, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license