Orphans International Worldwide: Our First Teenager – Bahrizal

Orphans International Family Milestone

Orphans International Sumatera in Indonesia celebrated Bahrizal’s birthday in February 2006. He turned 13, making him the first teenager in it’s care.

“We brought him a cake and gift and everyone celebrated, kids and houseparents.

Bahrizal lives at OI Sumatera in Aceh, Indonesia, having survived the Tsunami of December 2004, in which he lost many of his family members and relatives.

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Published: Huffington Post, April 14, 2008.

 

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Jim Luce (www.lucefoundation.org) writes and speaks on Thought Leaders and Global Citizens. Bringing 26 years management experience within both investment banking and the non-profit sector, Jim has worked for Daiwa Bank, Merrill Lynch, a spin-off of Lazard Freres, and two not-for profit organizations and a foundation he founded. As Founder & CEO of Orphans International Worldwide (www.oiww.org), he is working with a strong network of committed professionals to build interfaith, interracial, Internet-connected orphanages in Haiti and Indonesia, and creating a new, family-care model for orphans in Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

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