To build an orphanage


Here’s the bottom line. There are 20 million orphans in India, and we are building 2 orphanages that will house 50 orphans at a time each. That’s 100 changed lives at a time.

How can you participate? All I’m asking for is $15. That’s less than buying lunch for 2 people. For $15 we can build two orphanages! Here’s the video with the details and then I’ll add some more of my thoughts…

The Vision // 15for50 from Elevate Student Ministries on Vimeo.

What am I doing?

Well, both my wife and I are contributing to this program directly – we’re putting our money where are mouths are. The account that we started here was for our children to participate as well. So, it’s kind of like when your kids want to do something for school and you end up taking the cookies with you to work.. that’s sort of what I’m doing here. I’m also giving you the opportunity to doing something great. To change lives. To change the world.

You can start your own “team” or join ours.

Here’s the easy to remember link so that you can tell your friends:

You can also visit the main website

Let’s change the world together.

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About Caleb Jenkins

Caleb Jenkins is the founder and principal mentor for Proaction Mentors, a development and architecture mentoring group. He is probably best known for his work with Microsoft Corporation as a Developer Evangelist and as a technology expert and speaker for the International .NET Association. He currently works with Sabre Airline Solutions as an Agile Coach to mentor agile teams around the globe to be more awesome. He also works as a technical editor and author for Wrox Press and as the host, cameraman and editor for CommunityCast TV. Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. Caleb lives in the Dallas area where he continues to date his beautiful wife and busies himself playing Candy Land and Xbox 360 with their four incredible children. Occasionally he writes curriculum, speaks at conferences, and writes code for silly things like Twitter applications. Eventually he'll post some of the gazillion interviews that he's recorded on CommunityCast or blog at You can follow him on twitter (@calebjenkins) and if you're still reading this, then you could also subscribe to his blog RSS feed or sign up to receive updates by email