As of 2022, it is estimated that over 140M orphaned children are on earth, with 50M living in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In 2007-08 Catherine Koch had help to create a website called Love Is The Answer – LITA – and with proceeds from the sale of her home, supported herself on a journey to Africa to meet and learn first hand from orphaned children. Arriving first in Uganda where there were an estimated 2.3M orphans, Catherine lived among the children for 9 months, learning ways to bring Love and empowerment to them, their caregivers and to the villages in which they live. To learn more about our early years please visit our archived pages about LITA’s beginnings.
LITA Canada – Executive and Board Members:
Catherine Koch – Founder, President – With over 40 years of leadership in people and project management in the business and customer service sector, Cath sees life as an opportunity to share and serve. In Uganda several months each year, she oversees all aspects of LITA Programs and shares home with her amazing family of 8 orphaned senior school/college students advancing their education. (More about Cath: LITA’s Beginnings )
Terry Adler – Secretary – Terry is retired from over 45 years of work with individuals, families and communities as an adult educator and art therapist who continues to serve on multiple Boards, committed to transformative personal and social change.