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Wordless Wednesday: Children at Play

"Birds fly, fish swim, and children play." — Dr. Garry Landreth

 Play is an essential part a child's development. Even when children have very little to play with, they find creative ways to make fun out of their surroundings. See if you recognize some of the games COTN children are playing in the photos below.

Water Changes Everything

When you have easy access to clean water, it can be hard to remember how important it is, how much we need water for.

In honor of World Water Day (March 22), here are just a few of the reasons children around the world need access to clean water.

You Brought Clean Water to the Dominican Republic!

By the end of this month, COTN–Dominican Republic will be completely water secure!

A Family Affair: a Doctor, a Pilot, and an Olympian Changing the World

 
A doctor, a pilot with a prosthetic leg, and an Olympic skier—the Wise siblings never cease to amaze us.

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Valentine's Day

It’s a day to celebrate love—whether it’s romantic love, familial love, or friendship. And we want to celebrate all the ways you share God’s love with children in need.

As a small thank-you, here are some adorable photos straight from our heart to yours! Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Year in Review: Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2017

 
Join us as we look back on 2017 and celebrate the wonderful things you’ve done in children's lives!
 
2017 was an eventful year. Two major hurricanes swept through the Caribbean, three of our graduates from Malawi traveled across Africa to teach in Sierra Leone, children in Uganda showed their passion for education, and so much more. Here are nine Instagram photos from 2017 that you responded to the most: 
 

How You're Helping Lead Children in Haiti to Christ

 
Teaching through the Life on Life children’s curriculum wasn’t a natural step for Serge Joseph, COTN’s Village Partnership Program coordinator in Haiti. When it came to Bible studies, the elementary-age children he worked with were used to hearing sermons and lectures, not sitting in groups, hearing stories, and participating in discussion or hands-on activities.

Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in Haiti

Thanks to you, COTN children around the globe were able to have Christmas parties! In Haiti, on December 22, 150 people gathered to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The party included Village Partnership Program (VPP) children, parents, volunteers, staff, and our Hands on Haiti children

Wordless Wednesday: The Power of Education

In every country where COTN serves, getting an education is an essential step in breaking the cycle of poverty.

Enjoy these photos of children in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Malawi, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti who have the power to tackle their futures thanks to partners like you!

Hands on Haiti: Eight Years After the Earthquake

In 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. COTN was already serving in the Dominican Republic. The need was right on our doorstep.

This became the beginning of COTN–Haiti and COTN’s Hands on Haiti ministry.

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