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Photos from Camp in Uganda

Students in Uganda finish their school year in December, so "summer" camp  isn't until then.  

Meanwhile, our students had another camp while they were still in school this summer. A Venture Team came to lead a science camp. The kids had tons of fun, and learned a lot!

Building a Kitchen with My Sponsored Child

There was a rush of excitement and joy as Deron's team arrived at COTN's ministry center in Haiti. About 40 tiny children were lined up, ready to welcome them with songs, dance, and poems. 

So You're a Sponsor—Now What? Four Ways to Make the Most of It

So you've made the commitment to sponsor a child. Thank you! If you're new to this experience (or, even if you've been around for a while), you might be asking, "Now what?"

Here are four easy ways you can make the most of your sponsorship experience, for you and your sponsored child.

Photos from Summer Camp in Malawi

Summer camp in Malawi was great this year! 

Because so many sponsors gave generously, every child in COTN's care got to enjoy games, Bible lessons, crafts, and other fun activities. 

Photos from Summer Camp in the Dominican Republic

Summer camp in the Dominican Republic was great this year! 

Because so many sponsors gave generously, every child in COTN's care got to enjoy games, Bible lessons, crafts, and other fun activities organized by the Venture Team that came to put on the camp. 

Vacation Bible School in a Mosque

Far through the Sierra Leonean jungle, across a river, and miles from any road, lies the Muslim village of Mosheki. Children from this village walk several miles every day to attend our most remote school, in the village of Mokpangumba. Activities and services in their isolated village are few.

Wordless Wednesday: Meeting Your Sponsored Child

Sponsoring a child through Children of the Nations is a unique experience. It's not just about sending in a check every month or posting a photo on your fridge. Sponsorship is a relationship—one that blesses, challenges, and encourages both the child and sponsor. 

What My Sponsored Kids Mean to Me

Child sponsorship is an interesting thing. In my more cynical of seasons I saw it as something to do to make yourself feel better about the fact that you have excess and others don’t. Perhaps that’s because of the guilt-trip commercials that always catch me off guard. 

10 Tips for Writing the Perfect Letter to Your Sponsored Child

Your sponsored child loves receiving letters from you. But let's be honest: it's not always easy to know what to write, or to take the time to write. So, to help you out, here are 10 tips for writing the perfect letter to your sponsored child. We hope you'll find these helpful! 

One Week of Prayers for Your Sponsored Child

Praying for someone is one of the most powerful, loving things you can do for them. Did you know that your sponsored child prays for you? 

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