Kevin Shorter (MBA ’06) and family create a home, jobs for those who have neither

7.23.2014 Alumni News, Article, General

By Cherin C. Poovey (P ’08) Wake Forest Magazine

Kevin Shorter (MBA ’06) and his wife, Allison, recently created Josiah’s Covenant, a nonprofit organic farming business to provide a family and jobs for Asian orphan girls vulnerable to forced marriages, prostitution and sex trafficking.

In 2013, the Shorters and their two daughters left home in California and moved to Kunming, China. They have been studying Chinese and setting up the business that gives them space to house orphan girls, creating jobs for them while they learn English and practical skills that may open doors to other employment opportunities.

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