There are currently more than 150 MILLION orphans in the world. This number reflects roughly half of the population of the United States.
It’s nearly impossible to find accurate statistics about widows. Widows are often forgotten.
Orphans. Widows. Their plight is not their choice.
The mission of 127 Worldwide, Inc. is to connect people to the needs of orphans and widows around the globe through education, advocacy, and sponsorship.
James 1:27 NRSV
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.