Field Notes

A Mom and Dad of Her Own

Ye Xuehuan and Wen Jiexing have been Half the Sky foster parents for more than a decade. They get asked […]

Repairing XingYou’s Heart

XingYou was admitted to the China Care Home last year when he was only one and a half months old. […]

Our Little Darling

YeYong was abandoned after he was born and was sent to us by the police on May 19 2010. He […]

One Day in Suburb

How time flies. It was a weekend and my husband and I decided to take the children to my sister’s, […]

A Star is Born

For as long as I can remember, I have lived at the Xiamen Social Welfare Institution. The staff here gave […]

JiaXing’s Smiles

It was November of 2011, a handsome boy called JiaXing was enrolled in our program. He was five years old […]

My Daughter the Star

This spring was the tenth anniversary of Half the Sky’s programs in Chongqing. Looking back at my years at Half […]

Spirited LiangLiang

In our infant nurture program we have a very determined little boy we call LiangLiang. When LiangLiang started learning to walk […]

Eli Zheng: A Proud Boy

My husband and I adopted our son, Zheng (now Eli Zheng) from the Chongqing Children’s Welfare Institution on May 12, 2005. […]

There Will Be a Better Tomorrow

My name is Xin. I am four years old and have a round face with red cheeks. I was abandoned […]