In Episode 88, you will hear from Amanda Cox, who has worked with Lumos, Faith-to-Action Initiative, and Hope and Homes for Children to help orphaned and vulnerable children around the world flourish, talking with Phil about:

  • Her story and how she got involved working to improve orphan care around the world, and why she really believes that children belong in families, not institutions
  • The work of Lumos and other organizations pursuing deinstitutionalization
  • Why Amanda is so passionate about working in Haiti and the work Lumos and others are doing to fight the culture of orphanages in the country
  • A study done by Lumos in Haiti about the connection of orphanages and trafficking in Haiti, how foreign dollars are contributing to it, and how we can fight against the corruption
  • Systemic issues in orphan care in Haiti, and how we can work to correct them
  • Why it is important for us to reframe how we think about Haiti and other developing countries around the world
  • And much more!

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