It is undeniable that children are the future of the world. With that being said, it is up to the current generation to create a better world for all of them. As stewards of a better world, we have consistently failed to treat them in the way that they truly deserve. To this day, wars are still being waged, leaving children without families and homes. Millions of children across war-torn countries are starving and living in unstable conditions, pushing us to question the real value of these children’s lives.
Fortunately, not all hope is lost. Many of the world’s most influential people are fighting the good fight. Ushering in a better world for the next generation and spreading awareness of the current situation, the Sana Orphanage stands as a bastion of hope. The renowned non-profit organization has made it its mission to bring back the spark of hope in children and help us all realize how we have failed these children in more ways than one.
The Sana Orphanage is dedicated to transforming its vision of making a difference in the lives of children into action by providing basic human needs to the people’s hope for the future. Necessities such as shelter, food, even education and the like are provided. In a nutshell, the Sana Orphanage is a tax-exempt, independent, non-political, non-profit, and non-government organization that provides assistance to the poor and needy children of Afghanistan. It is located in Kandahar, Afghanistan and is run by Dr. Hamidullah.
With the support and help of Americans and Afghan Americans, this charitable institution aims to help Afghan children reclaim the hope they once held. Sana Orphanage provides excellent care in diverse fields of child care, most specifically in orphan services and education and vocational training. It serves impoverished, handicapped, abused and orphaned children in the city.
Operated by a team that shares a genuine passion for underserved children, the Sana Orphanage is well-equipped with facilities that adequately sustain orphans. Most significantly, it is clothed with amenities that accommodate every child’s learning stages. In addition, the Sana Orphanage provides highly qualified teachers to teach reading, writing, and mathematics, as well as language instruction in Farsi, Pashto and English. Proving to be dedicated to transforming its purpose-driven vision into action, it also focuses on vocational training that helps children find jobs in the future.
Recently, the Sana Orphanage published a book entitled Love in Despair to give a voice to the voiceless children and provide a more intimate recounting of their personal stories. Written by Shughla Karzai, Love in Despair grants its users a deep and personal look into Shughla’s journey of opening Sana Orphanage.
The book does an exceptional job of educating its readers on the many struggles of children living in war-torn Afghanistan. Divided into two parts, Love in Despair gives readers a glimpse into the lives of the children at Sana and the exceptional origins of the humble orphanage.
The first part tells the story of Shughla Karzai and the many steps she took in order to establish Sana Orphanage as a means to help the children in war-torn Afghanistan. Leaving no stone unturned, Love in Despair prominently discusses every significant milestone and the sequence of events that led to the creation of Sana Orphanage and its remarkable mission.
The second part of Love in Despair recounts the horrible experiences that the children have been subjected to as they helplessly live their lives in a war-torn nation. Putting a massive focus on the children’s stories, Love in Despair helps readers realize the many injustices that have happened due to the reckless decisions of the world’s most powerful people.
Ultimately, Sana Orphanage remains committed to its vision of making a difference in children’s lives. Currently, it sets itself as an example to non-profit organizations across the globe, hoping that they will soon follow in its footsteps. Overall, Love in Despair has become essential reading at this point, proving to the world that there is hope in the face of even the biggest tragedies.