Diego and Angel’s Summer at Dorie’s Promise

Recent visitors to Dorie’s Promise will recognize Diego and Angel. These little brothers, 2 and 5 years old respectively, spent the summer with us in our home. and were reunited with them, later in August. Easing the Pain of Separation Diego and Angel missed their family deeply. While they were...

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Josue is Excited about the Future

This is a great time for Josue! He recently turned 10 years old and had a life-changing surgery that will improve his health and his confidence. We are so happy for him! As always, Josue is taking everything with a big smile and a quiet resilience that inspires everyone in the house. Cheerful...

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Meet Alberto and Maykel

Within the last year, we’ve watched several children reunite with biological families. A few others found forever homes with Guatemalan adoptive families. And yet another made the leap to living independently. While these wonderful milestones are being reached, many children in Guatemala remain in...

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New Opportunities for Aracely and Jessica

Although our intentions are always to strive towards the future and God’s will for Forever Changed International and Dorie’s Promise, change is not always easy. Recently, both Aracely and our Legal Assistant Jessica pursued exciting new opportunities outside Dorie’s Promise. We are both excited...

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A Dorie’s Promise Update from Heather

After more than 2 years of cancellations, delays, and change, daily life at Dorie’s Promise is transitioning into a hopeful new version of normal. Last month, Executive Director and Founder Heather Radu spent an extended stay on-site to assist with current programs, plan for future needs, and...

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EXCITING NEWS! Myra Earns Scholarship

Myra’s dream of studying medicine is coming true. “Many years ago, I lost my mom due to cancer and I remember that when I found out she was sick I wanted to do something else for her. When I lost her, I promised myself that I wanted to be a doctor to help people to save their lives, so they can be...

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2021 Ministry Highlights + 2022 Goals

2021 was filled with milestones for our children and staff at Dorie’s Promise. Building on those successes, we’re reaching for even larger goals in 2022 2021 Ministry Highlights Our first young adult graduated from college. Nallely Lux graduated from Biola University with a...

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Carlos Reunited with His Family

After 7 years with us at Dorie’s Promise, we’re excited to share that Carlos has been reunited with his family. A Year of Preparation During the last year, cases in the family court system started to make progress again. Several of our children were adopted and a handful were reunited with family...

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A Backyard Celebration – Alejandra’s Quinceañera

Several weeks ago, we hosted a backyard celebration for Alejandra’s quinceañera. As she walked down the steps, Alejandra seemed to transform into a young woman right before our eyes. A Night Dedicated to Alejandra Celebrating a girl’s fifteenth birthday is an important milestone and we strive to...

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Rodrigo Joins Dorie’s Promise Staff

One of our big goals for 2022 is to add a Youth Pastor on staff at Dorie’s Promise. Although restrictions are lessening, it’s still difficult to take all our children to church. (Our church still has limited capacity.) We’re pleased to announce that Rodrigo has joined our Dorie’s Promise staff....

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Jordan and Dana Reunited with Family

Last fall, Jordan and Dana arrived at Dorie’s Promise. Their homesickness and overwhelming distress about being separated from their mother were almost inconsolable. Slowly, they settled into a new routine and eventually began enjoying our home. All the while, their dream was to go home. As hoped,...

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A New School Year with Lucky and Jennifer

Lucky and Jennifer Leading the New School Year The 2022 school year at Dorie’s Promise is going to be amazing! We have a new schedule, more teachers, an expanded curriculum, and related arts classes. Last week, our homeschool students started classes and they’re absolutely loving the new format....

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