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Jelgava City Orphanage, [Jelgava]

Jelgava city orphanage is the only government owned this type of facility in the city. It currently provides care for approximately 65 children from ages 2 to 20.

Since 2008 volunteers from multiple churches and organizations have been a part of the ministry work at Jelgava orphanage. In 2012 Orphan Outreach was able to connect with the local youth and continue the work the volunteers had started.

Alongside the evangelical goals of this ministry, some of the priorities are to build relationships with the children and to be friends they could count and rely on. The regular lessons and group activities, such as girls’ nights and different trips and camps, are the tools that help to contribute to that goal. But the ultimate goal of this ministry is covering the children with prayer, love and support of Christ.

Multiple short- term mission teams have made an impact in these children’s lives and provided humanitarian aid and evangelical outreach programs for them.

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