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My Years On A Muddy Road

BaiDe came into our care at the age of 11. We were thrilled to help him gain access to local schools so that he could receive a proper education. BaiDe is now 19 years old and recently shared his story:

I was born at 7 a.m. on June 14, 1995 when it was pouring rain outside and the sky was dark. The path in front of our house was muddy with only small stones on it. People could not even take a step on it. A woman in my village said: “This child's road in the future will be as muddy as this path.” I heard this story when I was five.

A Proud Mom Supports Her Rising Star

I was worried about my son Lei—when he first joined our family at the age of five, he was so shy, so quiet and so withdrawn.

I wanted to understand Lei better and figure out how to make him more comfortable in our family, so I interviewed his Little Sisters Preschool teacher. She told me that Lei was not at all shy in the classroom, but instead was an active and lively boy who loved to perform. Lei would even volunteer to host visitors and perform for them using a pretend microphone made of paper!

This Is My Mom

My decision to become a foster mom at ChunHui Bo'Ai’s Family Village in Jinan was instinctive. I had worked as a kindergarten teacher for four years because I love working with children. But when I heard about all the needy children living in orphanages, I decided I could accomplish more by caring for them. My son was grown up and I felt drawn to opening my home and my heart to orphaned children.

Loving Junpeng

Junpeng was just five months old when he entered Infant Nurture Program and met Nanny Shang. The first time she held the little boy, who was developmentally delayed, in her arms, she told him softly, “I will take very good care of you.” It didn’t take long before he was firmly attached to her. When she entered the room, his face would light up. When he was tired or irritable, only she could calm him with hugs and kisses. When she paid attention to other children, he was very jealous. But when she danced with him, he would laugh so hard you could see all six of his brand new teeth. He was no longer alone in the world.

A Day in the Countryside

Children who do not live in orphanages can start taking excursions for granted, but our children do not. One day we gathered all the children in our Little Sisters Preschool and took them to the countryside. It was the first time the children had ever been to the country and they were so excited!