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Hellos and Goodbyes

By Ericka

Aug 16


This summer, we have had some bittersweet hellos and goodbyes. The past few months have seen some changes in our Thailand Girls Home that we need to update you all on. First, we had two new “hellos”. There are two precious little girls who have become a part of the Baan Choo Jai family. Please allow us […] Read more...

Spring Break for Asha House!

By Ericka

Jun 07

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Back in April, we got the following email from our House Dad in India: “Since we started Asha House we have not taken our kids anywhere for a vacation. Now as our babies have grown up they started asking about why they don’t get to go different places as their friends do… “ Our sweet Asha […] Read more...

Give the gift of Christmas to children in need!

By Ericka

Nov 27


We’re posting from Thailand today, where we’ve had an incredible 2 weeks with our sweet kids here! We can’t wait to share some photos and videos on our blog soon – but after hearing first hand what the children want for Christmas, we wanted to make sure to share this blog ASAP!  We hope you […] Read more...

Welcome to Swaziland!

By Ericka

Sep 22

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Welcome to Swaziland! After 2 very long flights to South Africa, a 4 hour shuttle to Swaziland, a 1 hour taxi from Mbabane to Manzini, and a 1.5 hour car ride – we are finally in Nsoko, Swaziland where our carepoint is located. Check out this video for our first glimpse of the carepoint the […] Read more...

Welcome to Kolkata!

By Ericka

Nov 05


What a welcome! This is the first thing we saw when we drove up to our Girls Home last week… … and here’s a closer look at the beautiful sign the girls drew for us. Sushila and Priyanka are very talented artists! We were so happy to be back with these sweet girls – even if it […] Read more...

The Asha Mission Boys Home (Video Tour)

By Ericka

Oct 29


This home has been a DREAM for a long time – but our kids in India weren’t sure if they would ever see it come true. It took several years, and so many of you giving sacrificially to help buy this land, and build this home. We are SO grateful for your generosity!  We wish you […] Read more...

Welcome to India!

By Ericka

Oct 26

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We made it to New Delhi! Today we were welcomed to India by our children at the Asha Mission Boys Home. We are so excited to spend the next few days with them! Asha Mission Boys Home :: Delhi, India from The Sound of Hope on Vimeo.  Here’s a short video from our first day […] Read more...

Goodbye (for now) to our sweet girls!

By Ericka

Oct 23


Our hearts have been rung out today. It was our last day with our Thai girls at Baan Choo Jai, and we have felt every single emotion in a 15 hour time span. We love all of the kids we care for – but this Children’s Home is the only one we’ve ever started from the […] Read more...