Beneeta Kulah lost her father when she was 3 years old. She was placed in a Christian orphanage in Liberia, West Africa, the country where she was born. She lived there for the next twenty years of her life, until she was released to live on her own because she was pregnant. Beneeta Kulah is a Care Leader. She is a courageous woman who grew up in alternative care who now uses her own unique voice and experiences to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children who are living separated from family, or who may become separated due to poverty or family crisis.
In this episode, Optimistic Voices co-hosts Emmanuel Nabieu, of Helping Children Worldwide, an internationally recognized voice of the Care Leader community, and Dr. Laura Horvath, interview Beneetta Kulah about her experiences, good and bad, in the orphanage, and seek her advice for donors in the U.S. who may be supporting orphan care around the world.