TITLE

Adopting a Crusade

AUTHOR(S)
Dolan, Kerry A.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article talks about Karen Gordon, former fashion model, wanting to improve the state of child care in orphanages in the developing world. In 2003 she formed a nonprofit, Whole Child International, and since then has sunk $1.3 million of her divorce settlement into it. In July 2006 Whole Child signed an agreement with the government of Nicaragua to work with caregivers at El Diviño Niño children's home in Managua.
ACCESSION #
24383924

 

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