Hello, 2023 New School Year!

It’s January and time for a new school year at Dorie’s Promise! We’re excited to share updates on our various schooling options this year which include the third year for our Dorie’s Promise homeschool, local private school, public school, university, and a special needs program. Our staff worked...

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Selvyn Joins the Dorie’s Promise Team

After volunteering with his wife (our Director Alejandra) at Dorie’s Promise for many years, Selvyn joined our staff last summer as our Administrative Director. We’d love for you to learn more about him and the amazing impact he has in our home. When did you start working at Dorie’s Promise and...

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Opportunities at Dorie’s Promise – Pray, Give, Go

God is doing amazing work in the lives of our children. Just this year: Jennifer graduated high school, several children were reunited with their biological families, both Josue and Manuel had successful life-changing surgeries, and we welcomed new children into our home. He has work for us to...

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New Siblings at Dorie’s Promise

In late September, Helen, Mileydi, and David joined our home. These three siblings are cute, lovely, and very polite. After settling in, they enjoy their new friendships with the other children, activities with our Special Mothers each day, and the vacation courses they participated in last month....

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How to Support Our Children after High School

Last month, we celebrated our fifth high school graduation. As Jennifer walked across the stage in her cap and gown, we were once again reminded that her accomplishments are a result of God’s faithfulness in our children’s lives and the opportunities we have to help them prepare for adulthood....

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Jennifer’s Graduation and Future Plans

Jennifer’s graduation is an achievement we are more than happy to celebrate! She has worked hard for many years and is now enjoying the fruit of many late afternoons doing homework. Jennifer is now ready to attend university and begin a new season in her life. A Celebration is in Order! Jennifer’s...

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Yohana, Alex, and Elvis Reunited with Family

Family—it’s the dream our children share. They want to be part of a family. For many of them, despite the circumstances leading to Dorie’s Promise, they want to be reunited with their biological families in safe and loving environments. Last week, Yohana, Alex, and Elvis were reunited with their...

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Farewell Omar and Emmanuel

After six years with us at Dorie’s Promise, brothers Omar and Emanuel have been reunited with their family. Our Special Mothers, children, and staff miss them very much, but we are delighted to know they are once again with their mother, grandmother, and older brother. Leaving Dorie’s...

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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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