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"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.

Ten Years After Haiti Earthquake, First Rescued Child Starts College Haiti
Jan 7, 2020 -

“If COTN hadn’t taken me from that hospital, I wouldn’t be able to stand in front of you today.”
 

20-year-old Steven means this quite literally – he is thinking back to the day when he couldn’t stand or walk – the day he lost everything.
 

6 Ways Your Families Can Make a Difference for Christmas United States
Volunteers at a meal packing event
Dec 10, 2019 -

Does your family want to spread the joy of the Christmas season by serving others? Here are six ways to make a difference and make your family’s Christmas more meaningful during the holidays: 

10 Best Photos from Camp this Summer Sierra Leone
Kids in Malawi finished their camp with a day-trip to a pool.
Sep 25, 2019 -
 
As summer fades and school begins across the world, the children we serve have much to look back on and be thankful for.
 
Sponsors went above and beyond this year, providing for thousands of children to attend camps in Malawi, Sierra Leone, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.
Follow a Missionary’s Journey from Malawi to Haiti Haiti
Sep 18, 2019 -
 
Today, you have the opportunity to hear from Steven Mizecki as he shares his missionary experiences. Steven is a Children of the Nations–Malawi graduate who is now serving as a missionary in Haiti.
 
We had the chance to interview him when he visited Children of the Nations headquarters this summer and he was excited to tell you how God is building His Kingdom through your faithful gifts and prayers.

 

How a Group of Quilters is Wrapping Children in Comfort United States
Fifi and a quilt she made
Aug 14, 2019 -
 
Sometimes, the best way to serve others is by doing the thing you love the most.
 
Fifi Dickey has been sewing since she was a child. She studied interior design and enjoys combining colors and patterns. “It relaxes me,” she explains.
The Language of a Better Africa: How One Student is Ready to Take on Pollution, Addiction, and Women's Issues Sierra Leone
Young Patrick in Sierra Leone
Aug 8, 2019 -
 
Patrick Vandi has done many things that he never dreamed of being able to do: he is in university, he’s applying for law school, and this summer, he was selected to attend a prestigious leadership conference.
 
9 Bite-Sized Pieces of Good News that Prove the World Becoming is a Better Place Uganda
Jul 30, 2019 -
 
If you pay much attention to the news, you might be feeling bummed out about the state of the world. But what if we told you that there’s more to the story? That the world is actually getting better?