New Life - Our Calling

Kenya 2005 - New Life Orphanage

It was at this orphanage when Brian & I moved from "wouldn't it be cool to adopt a baby from Africa someday" to "this is a calling on our life to adopt from Africa!" Spending a day at this orphanage fill with babies who'd been orphaned, abandoned or left to die changed us. Implicitly. These babies captured our hearts.

In this picture - an assembly line for bath time. Each little one had to go potty on their chair before they were washed in the bathtub. There was a palpable energy and joy in that little bathroom. Brian and I stood there with our friend, Alex Wu, and just giggled, cried, and pointed at each precious moment from these babies.

April L. Diaz

April has been a visionary activist her entire life. She has made it her mission to lead high performing teams and develop leaders in the margins of society while caring for our bodies, mind, and spirit. Secretly, she’s a mix of a total girly girl and a tomboy, and is still crazy about her high school sweetheart, Brian. Together, they co-parent 3 fabulous kiddos and live in Orange County, CA.