To provide high-quality care and love to orphan or vulnerable children, and if possible, find each child a loving forever family. We strive to stabilize and provide hope for orphaned and underprivileged children. We provide education to central Iowans regarding the cultural differences between Africa and the United States to improve support for African refugees or immigrants who have obtained citizenship in the United States.
Eric Idehen was born and raised in Nigeria. He saw firsthand the number of orphans in need. After coming to the United States and becoming a U.S. citizen, he donated his home in Nigeria to be developed into an orphanage to support those children in need.
Born of one man’s dream, Cornerstone of Hope Orphanage has a strong, spirited, sustainable mission: Provide high-quality care and love to orphans or vulnerable children, and if possible, find each child a loving forever family.
Read more about Cornerstone of Hope Orphanage on our "About Us" page.
The orphanage is located in Benin City, Nigeria. Both in the U.S. and abroad; volunteers, families, and community leaders work tirelessly towards maintaining and growing the orphanage. Cornerstone of Hope Orphanage: