This year, 腊八节 làbā jié (Laba Festival) falls on January 20th. With restrictions on large gatherings a lot of festivities have been cancelled this year. But lucky for us, we can still celebrate the Laba Festival safely inside our Dew Drops homes! So how does one celebrate Laba Festival? We eat Laba porridge – a slightly modified […]
We ended the year by sharing some Stories of Hope on our social media accounts. We can all do with an extra dose of hope to get us through these unprecedented challenges. These stories remind us of why we say “Yes” to the most fragile and vulnerable children.
Love. Support. Safety. These are all important needs that are met within a family unit.
It’s that time of the year when we gather around the Christmas tree to celebrate together the joy of Christmas. This year has been long and hard for many reasons but we are still grateful for all the stories of hope we have been part of. Thank you for your support in providing love and […]
Qin Mama is a name that is very familiar within an orphanage in Northern China. From children in their twenties to younger toddlers who are just starting to say some words, everyone knows Qin Mama and everyone likes to be by her side. Qin Mama’s full name is Qin Fengyun (秦风云). She once told me […]
As the hot summer days slowly leave us for cooler fall temperatures, the days we can go outside to play for hours are also slowly coming to an end. So, we are soaking up as much sun and fun as we can! The classic slide is a sure crowd-pleaser! Xin guarded the slide ensuring […]
On a hot summer day in August, the children were pleasantly surprised one morning.
At the end of May, over 16,000 parents and educators participated in an online education symposium, Montessori Reimagined, hosted by volunteers from Montessori and More. We at Dew Drops were honored to be chosen as their charity beneficiary. The organizers of this symposium not only wanted education experts from around the world to share their […]
There is a group of children born with complicated medical needs,who didn’t have access to effective treatmentand were abandoned by their birth parents. But this is not the end of their story. These children are now at Dew Drops, a home that provides a new beginning, healing, and love to all. Today, on June 1st […]
Can you guess how many dumplings are needed to feed 13 children?