February 7th, 2018 - I spent 2 ½ weeks in Moldova putting winter boots on kids’ feet. It was my fourth mission trip to a developing country. It wasn’t my first time seeing poverty and less than adequate living conditions. This trip was different, though. This one was sweeter.
February 6, 2018 - Before his father’s death, Masilamany was living a happy, normal life. Like most children, he attended school and played with his friends. However, after this tragic event, his life took a different direction.
January 17, 2018 - Hi! My name is Shanthini Namasivayam. I am sure there is nothing unusual to you in the way I introduced myself. But to me, saying my name out loud, with my head up, is a victory.
November 4, 2017 – Three hundred fifty youth and adults from more than 41 countries on six continents attended the 2017 International Foster Care Organization (IFCO) World Conference.
October 31, 2017 — Dr. Dearing Garner, Executive Director Emeritus for CERI, describes the importance of the annual CERI Shoe Mission.
October 27, 2017 — When David’s mom abandoned the family and his father passed away, his aunt struggled helping him and his siblings. With CERI and others in the community, the family is again strong and stable.
September 19, 2017 — In Sri Lanka’s Batticoloa district, government officials joined stakeholders at a unique conference focused on family-based care.
September 14, 2017 -- CERI's Executive Director, Connie Belciug, looks back on all the hard work that has gone into CERI's shoe mission thanks to all the donors and volunteers.
September 1, 2017 -- Our thoughts and prayers are with our CERI Family during this time of devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.