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Institutions that Offer Specific college-level training

  1. Austin Bible Institute

Centers & Organizations

  1. Christian Alliance For Orphans
  2. Orphan Sunday
  3. The Chalmers Center 
  4. Christian Community Development Association
  5. The Sphere Project


  1. Christian Meditation
  2. Preparing Yourself to Discern God’s Call and Make Right Decisions
  3. Starting & Building a Nonprofit



  1. The Cost-Effectiveness of Six Models of Care for Orphan and Vulnerable Children in South Africa (UNICEF)
  2. Models of care for orphaned and separated children and upholding children’s rights: cross-sectional evidence from western KenyaPDF Version (Moi University, Kenya)
  3. Hope for orphans: A model of care for vulnerable children, Baylor University (Jon Singletary, Assistant Professor; Editor; Director, Center for Family and Community Ministries, Baylor School of Social Work
  4. New Research from Duke University shows that Orphanages are not as bad as they’ve been made to be.
  5. Report on Times of the research above here. 
  6. Orphan Care Model, Humanitarian International Services Group
  7. The Impact of Institutionalization of Orphans,
  8. Levels of Child Malnutrition, Unicef. Unicef says, ” Nearly half of all deaths in children under age 5 are attributable to undernutrition. This translates into the unnecessary loss of about 3 million young lives a year. “
  9. Global Orphan Facts, CAFO
  10. Ugandan Government’s Alternative Care website