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A Tribute to Mama Angie Sierra Leone
Mama Angie was COTN–Sierra Leone's longest-serving Country Director.
Feb 19, 2021 -

Beautiful friend. Prayerful encourager. Selfless. Humble. Gracious hostess. Prayer warrior. Hero.

The Joy of Giving: Spreading the Joy to the Next Generation United States
Let your child or grandchild choose the gift this year!
Nov 25, 2020 -

The holidays are going to look a bit different this year. And the way we celebrate probably will too.

A Meaningful Journey: Using Travel to Help Others United States
A Meaningful Journey: Using Travel to Help Others
Nov 9, 2020 -

When thinking about travel, you might think of a resort where you relax by the pool with a refreshing drink in your hand, or a cruise where there is a buffet around every corner. You might think about checking an item off your bucket list or getting that perfect travel picture to post on Instagram.
 
That kind of travel can be such an important and joyful part of life, but there is another kind of travel that can also be deeply fulfilling and meaningful. Just ask anyone who has been on a Children of the Nations Venture Trip.

Missionary Brings Fairy Tale Ending to Children in Haiti Haiti
Sisters Mirlande and Sarah
Oct 15, 2020 -

 

If the story of Cinderella took place in Haiti, Ernesto would be the fairy godmother.

 

How Soap Put a Smile on a Child's Face Sierra Leone
Oct 7, 2020 -
 

When Sarah * got a rash on her skin, there was nothing she could do to get rid of it. She had gotten the rash from the soap she used to bathe and to launder her clothes. 

How a Wedding Dress Company is Supporting Girls in Malawi Malawi
Education is the key is rising above poverty!
Sep 17, 2020 -

In the country of Malawi, there are many barriers to girls who want to get an education. Child marriage is all too common, and more than 46% of girls are married by the time they are 18*. 

HIV/AIDS, early pregnancy, and poverty are also significant obstacles. Many girls never even get to attend high school.

6 Ways You Can Encourage Your Sponsored Child Through Letters United States
You can encourage your sponsored child through your letters!
Aug 25, 2020 -

Everyone loves getting a letter in the mail, including the children who receive letters from their sponsors! These children cherish their letters, finding special places to keep them safe or to display them proudly. And they will read and reread them for years to come.

"Why Can't I Breathe?": One Child's Journey to Get a Diagnosis and Survive the Coronavirus Haiti
Miss Magalie helped Taylor get diagnosed and treat her illness.
May 19, 2020 -

Taylor* felt a sudden, severe pain in her chest. She couldn’t breathe. 

He Thought Primary School Would Be the End of His Education - it Wasn't Malawi
Lefani receives his diploma
Apr 29, 2020 -

"The finger of the Lord pointed at me to be the first graduate in our family and no one bent it."

Stuck at Home? Here's 5 Ways to Help a Child United States
A COTN child praying
Apr 10, 2020 -

There are now confirmed coronavirus cases in all five of the countries we serve, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. As of April 7th, we have no known cases among our staff or the children in our programs. However, many of the children and their families are experiencing the secondhand effects of the virus, such as skyrocketing food prices, lack of access to medical care, and unemployment.