Defend the Orphan Month
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HOW TO GET INVOLVED

We have several events that give you the opporutity to be involved in defending the orphan. Click here to see the upcoming events you can be a part of!

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ORPHAN CARE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

Your financial commitment to our orphan care partnership program can help provide for the six most basic needs of a child. Click here to learn more.

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CHURCH PARTNERSHIPS

Coreluv is deeply committed to the belief that the Church is not fully accomplishing its mission unless it is investing in the lives of orphans.  Click here to learn more.

Everything listed under: Children Stories

  • Meet Brenda. No Longer Abandoned.

    In January of 2017, Brenda was brought to Coreluv by social services in Haiti after they learned she had been abandoned at the hospital. She was eight months old and had a rare condition known as hydrocephalus, where cerebral fluid surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Discovering that NO ONE could properly provide the care Brenda needed, she was placed at the Myan Children’s Village. There was no question that she needed to be placed in a home where she could be loved and cared for as...  Read More...

  • Meet Cassandra. Today she is properly cared for because someone said, "Yes."

    Cassandra came to Dorothy Pearce’s Orphanage, Faith Hope Love Infant Rescue, on December 22, 2011 when she was 7 years old. Miss Dorothy is an American missionary who lived in Haiti for 9 years. When Coreluv stepped foot in Haiti in June of 2011, the children from Miss Dorothy’s orphanage in Port-au-Prince were the first children we came to know and love.   Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Choudeline

    In 2015, Pastor Jean and his wife (Directors of Emmanuel’s House of Hope in Gonaives, Haiti) learned of a little girl named Choudeline who was in desperate need of a loving home. Choudeline was born in the Dominican Republic. Her mother would travel back and forth often between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, leaving Choudeline in an unstable household.   Read More...

  • From abandonment to hope, Lovena's story will fill your heart with LUV!

    Lovena. Precious daughter of the King. Her life began with abandonment, malnourishment, and darkness.   Read More...

  • Meet Mylove. One of Coreluv's very first orphans.

    Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. - 1 John 4:8 Mylove was one of the very first orphans we met and whose name we learned when Coreluv first began in 2011. Mylove’s story is significant as it not only reflects the power of God, but her name is a reminder to us that God deeply loves the orphan.   Read More...

  • Meet Jinaïka, she was a restavek, a child entrapped in slave labor but God had a different plan.

    In 2015, the directors of Emmanuel’s House of Hope (Coreluv’s partnering orphanage in Gonaives, Haiti) learned a of 3 year old girl named Jinaïka who was in desperate need of a loving home. Jinaïka was a restavek, a child entrapped in slave labor and her most basic needs like clean water and proper food were not being taken care of. This situation caused her to be very vulnerable to disease, abuse, and malnourishment. There was no question that this was a desperat...  Read More...

  • Meet Edwan-Gina, yesterday was her birthday!

    Edwan-Gina was welcomed into the Coreluv Myan Children’s Village on June 30, 2015. A couple of years ago, a local Haitian Pastor approached us after performing a funeral for a woman who had died during childbirth. He learned that her daughter, Edwan-Gina, and two other siblings were left behind with no one to properly take care of them.  The life situation of Edwan-Gina and her sisters warranted them being welcomed into our home at Myan. Yesterday, January 1st, was Edwan-Gin...  Read More...

  • Meet one of our sweet girls, Loudianise!

    In October 2015, the pastor and his wife who oversee Emmanuel House of Hope (Coreluv’s partnering orphanage in Gonaives, Haiti) learned of a five-year-old girl named Loudianise who was in desperate need of a loving home. Loudianise is one of nine children that her mother could not properly care for and her father was nowhere to be found. She was not able to attend school because her mother did not have the resources to provide for even her most basic needs. Because no one could proper...  Read More...

  • Meet Gerdeline, we know that God will use her confidence to bring glory to His name.

    When Coreluv first stepped foot in Haiti in June of 2011, we met Dorothy Pearce, an American missionary who cared for sick and orphaned children. Her orphanage, Faith, Hope Love Infant Rescue in Port Au Prince was the first orphanage we visited, and her children were the first children we came to know and love!  Because of Coreluv’s partnership with Miss Dorothy over the years, most of her children transitioned to Coreluv Myan Children’s Village upon her retirement in June of 20...  Read More...

  • Meet one of our precious children, Patrico!

    On May 8, 2014, we received a call from IBESR, Haitian Social Services, about a 10 year old boy who was left abandoned at a hospital in Gonaives. He had epilepsy along with a cerebral handicap. In this case, those in authority within the Haitian social services authorized the hospital to give the child to the Coreluv Children’s Village in Myan.   Read More...

  • Her mother died during childbirth. She and her siblings left with nothing, but God had a plan. Meet Geurtiana.

    In 2015, a little girl named Geurtiana was welcomed into the Myan Children’s Village. Several years ago, one of the local Haitian pastors with whom we have a relationship was asked to perform a funeral for a woman who had died during childbirth.  He agreed to do so.  We learned that the woman had three other children who were left with nothing.   Read More...

  • Meet Rose Mica, she's like a big sister to all of the younger girls in the Myan Children's Village.

    Rose-Mica is one of the beautiful children we welcomed into the Myan Children's Village in November of 2015. Rose-Mica’s mother suffered from a mental disorder, and her father had previously passed away. Because no one could properly provide for her, there was no question that she needed to come to Myan where she could be loved and cared for as every child should be.Rose-Mica is like a big sister to all of the younger girls in the Myan Children's Village.   Read More...

  • Meet Jacob, a 14 month old in need of a loving home, who was reunited with is brother.

    Jacob as a toddler. Jacob now, at 3 years old. In March 2015, we received a call from a local and trusted pastor who knew of a 14 month old little boy named Jacob in desperate need of a home.  Jacob's mother had been very sick and died while his father was nowhere to be found. Because no one could properly care for him and because he was without a loving home, Jacob was very vulnerable to disease, abuse, and malnourishment.   Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Rosemanie!

    Let me introduce you to Rosemanie. Rosemanie was part of the very first group of children that birthed our Myan Children’s Village. At fifteen years old Rosemanie is the oldest child in our Myan orphanage, and she’s become a role model to all the young girls.   Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Jean Christian!

    In May 2016, we received a call about a 15 month old baby boy name Jean Christian who was in desperate need of a home. His mother passed away due to HIV. His father is blind, unable to provide for even his most basic needs, and does not have a home to raise Jean Christian in. Because no one could properly care for him and keep him safe in a home, he was very vulnerable to malnourishment, disease, and abuse.   Read More...

  • Meet Osias, aka Biggy

    In March 2014, Coreluv learned of fourteen orphaned children through a relationship with Pastor Nathan, a local pastor who knew these children were in desperate need. The fourteen children rescued that day were the first children to make the Coreluv Children's Village | Myan their home. Osias was one of those children. Osias’s mother passed away after giving birth to him.   Read More...

  • Meet Rosa, a very gentle and quiet spirit!

    Rosa came to Dorothy Pearce’s Orphanage, Faith Hope Love Infant Rescue, on July 24, 2009, when she was 4 years old. Miss Dorothy is an American missionary who lived in Haiti for 9 years. When Coreluv stepped foot in Haiti in June of 2011, the children from Miss Dorothy’s orphanage in Port-au-Prince were the first children we came to know and love.   Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Nadia!

    In 2013, Pastor Jean and his wife, Jouseline, learned of a 4-year-old girl named Nadia who was in desperate need of a loving home. Nadia was born in the countryside four hours outside the city of Gonaives. She is the youngest of six children. Her parents were unable to provide even her most basic needs, and Nadia’s mother did not want to place her in a restavek situation- children entrapped in slave labor - where she would not have received an education. Because no one could prop...  Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Sobiersky!

    In 2013, Coreluv began to provide resources for a Saturday morning Bible club and feeding program in partnership with a local church in Maissade, Haiti. As the program grew, so did Coreluv’s involvement in Maissade. On one of our visits, we discovered something that changed our lives forever: 40 orphaned children at the Bible club were desperate for food!   Read More...

  • Meet the Maissade Siblings, Chinedayna & Dieuberson!

    In 2013, Coreluv began to provide resources for a Saturday morning Bible club and feeding program in partnership with a local church in Maissade, Haiti. As the program grew, so did Coreluv’s involvement in Maissade. On one of our visits, we discovered something that changed our lives forever: 40 orphaned children at the Bible club were desperate for food!   Read More...

  • Meet the Maissade sisters, Fedeline and Edeline!

    In 2013, Coreluv began to provide resources for a Saturday morning Bible club and feeding program in partnership with a local church in Maissade, Haiti. As the program grew, so did Coreluv’s involvement in Maissade. On one of our visits, we discovered something that changed our lives forever: 40 orphaned children at the Bible club who were desperate for food!   Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Wilson!

    Our mission is to bring the hope of Jesus Christ to orphans around the world by providing their six basic needs. Coreluv is honored to respond to the James 1:27 mandate to Defend the Orphan. In April 2015, Pastor Johnny, our Myan Children’s Village Orphanage Director, was contacted by a member of his home church in Port au Prince about an infant named Wilson who was in desperate need of a home.  Wilson’s mother was not willing to care for him.   Read More...

  • To Set a Nation Free

    “But when she could no longer hide him, she got a basket made of papyrus reeds and waterproofed it with tar and pitch. She put the baby in the basket and laid it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile river.” - Exodus 2:3 The scripture above describes what a desperate mother did to save her son, Moses, from certain death. Exodus 1 ends with a decree from Pharaoh commanding that every newborn Hebrew boy is thrown into the Nile.   Read More...

  • Jakinda Smiles, a beautiful story of God's love

    “Do you know the name of an orphan?” We have seen that once you know the name, you can’t help but take action.  Each one of our children has a name, and their own special story! It is our privilege to introduce you to the children for whom we have the honor of caring. In October of 2015, a little girl was found by police wandering the streets of St.   Read More...

  • Meet one of our children, Olivier!

    Coreluv is blessed to defend the children God has entrusted to us! Each child in our care has a name and story that we are excited to share with YOU!In August of 2015, we received a call from IBESR (Social Services) about a young boy named Olivier who was in desperate need of a home. Olivier was abandoned by his family at the hospital in St. Marc, at the age of 10 because of his family’s inability to provide him with proper care.   Read More...