March 2016

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"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven."

Matthew 5:16


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Dear PFO Friends, 

Thank you! Your portion for orphans enabled PFO to fund the following in 2015:

New Hope Foundation, China : A medical treatment center for orphans from all over China. 

  • $10,000 is providing 6 months worth of milk formula and diapers.
  • $1,800 covered the expenses of 3 cleft pallet surgeries for orphans.
Child cared for by the New Hope Foundation, China Child cared for at New Hope Foundation, China

Infant rescued by New Life Home Trust New Life Home Trust, Kenya : A medical orphanage providing life-saving care to abandoned infants.
  • $10,000 was given towards the medical needs of infant orphans.

Mercy International Children's Village, Thailand : Currently home to 43 children.

  • $3,500 was given to construct a fence around the children's village. 
  • $5,000 is enabling the following repairs: 4 new stoves and microwaves, additional high chairs and chairs; new fans, screens, baby toilets, sheets, towels, additional play equipment, shade cloth for outside play equipment, fencing around the play equipment, new mower, repainting of the homes.

Faith Children's Home, Nepal : PFO is exploring a new partnership with a small pastor run orphanage in Nepal.  Many of you gave specifically for Nepal as I traveled there in December. There is a 3 minute video of that trip on our website. So far, your gifts to Nepal have funded the following:

  • $750 purchased a solar powered hot water heater. 
  • $100 bought new winter jackets for the orphans currently in the home.
Solar-powered hot water heater contributed to the orphanage   Children at Faith Children's Home, Nepal

2015 Financial Report 

  • Total Funds PFO Received for the Children's Program: $23,510.98
  • Total Funds PFO Distributed to Orphans: $31,154.84

(The difference above is due to funds left over from 2014)

  • Funds received for PFO Administrative/Travel Expenses: $7,420 
  • Funds utilized for Administrative/Travel Expenses: $3,978.11

Please remember the annual challenge to set aside a gift of $100 or more in 2016! Thanks to ALL who took on the challenge in 2015. 

Thank you for partnering with us in this effort! 


Sally Lockett

Sally Lockett

Founder/Director, Portion for Orphans