37. Adoption, Bonding Trips and Life With The Mwana Mamas

Welcome back to Around the World with The Archibald Project! My name is Whitney and together with my husband Nick, we started our orphan care advocacy organization, The Archibald Project. We’ve been working hard to tell inspiring stories about vulnerable children ever since and our goal is to ultimately end the global orphan crisis through storytelling! We believe that the more people who see and hear our stories then the more people who will be inspired to get involved and help end the orphan crisis!

In today’s episode, I catch up with 4 of my amazing friends and fellow adoptive mamas, aka the ‘Mwana Mamas’ as we like to call ourselves. When Nick and I traveled to Congo to meet our kids for the first time, we were with these women and their husbands! The leading up to traveling to Congo, while we were in country and in the waiting since returning from Congo, these women have encouraged me, laughed with me and cried with me through many different seasons.

During our conversation we share some memorable moments from our time in Congo, some difficult memories, and we cry and laugh a lot. Our hope is that you would feel encouraged to find people that you can walk through the adoption journey with.

I hope you enjoy my conversation catching up with the amazing Mwana Mamas!

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