Orphans & Vulnerable Children

The Problem: Children in Need

Tragically, approximately 143 million children are orphaned worldwide. Millions more who have parents live below the poverty line and suffer hunger, hardship and abuse. In many countries, thousands will die before the age of five from food shortages, polluted water, and lack of basic hygiene and medical care.

The Answer: Orphan's Promise

CBN is reaching out to orphans and vulnerable children through an innovative program called Orphan’s Promise. Our goal is to reach out with the love of Jesus and meet their physical, educational and spiritual needs through partnerships with local churches and other established ministries. In 2010 alone, thousands of children were helped in over 50 countries.

Be Part of the Answer

When you give to CBN, you bring love, hope and life to desperately needy children.

Donate Now

Current Projects

A Single Mother Living in Ukraine’s Former War Zone

A Single Mother Living in Ukraine’s Former War Zone

Ira and her two young children fled their home in Ukraine when rebels sieged the city. When they returned...

Learn how you helped...

Superbook’s Gizmo Travels To China

Superbook’s Gizmo Travels To China

Cartoons are a great way to spread the gospel! See how the animated series Superbook is impacting children in China.

Learn how you helped...

Only One Villager Prayed for a Water Well Miracle

Only One Villager Prayed for a Water Well Miracle

CBN’s Living Water team had trouble hitting water while drilling a well in a Hindu village in India. When...

Learn how you helped...

Sharing the Blessing of Superbook

Sharing the Blessing of Superbook

Andrey was touched by Superbook growing up in an orphanage years ago. As an adult, he is filled with...

Learn how you helped...

A Parent’s Terrible Choice:  Pay Bills or Buy Food

A Parent’s Terrible Choice: Pay Bills or Buy Food

Peter had a good job, and he was raising their three kids with his wife JoAnna—until they lost their...

Learn how you helped...

They Said She Was Too Old to Work

They Said She Was Too Old to Work

Grandma was trying to raise her two grandchildren after her daughter died. But in her South African village, she...

Learn how you helped...

Piggyback Boy

Piggyback Boy

Lang’s mom carried him on her back everywhere—but it was no game. Lang was weak from a hole in...

Learn how you helped...

What’s Stronger Than Rock?

What’s Stronger Than Rock?

Many have tried and failed to dig a well in Oy’s village in Thailand. Underground bedrock always broke the...

Learn how you helped...