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7 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Haiti Haiti
The Hospital Universitaire de Mirebalais is equipped with 1,800 solar panels.
Jun 10, 2021 -

Haiti is a beautiful country filled with generous people, beautiful landscapes, and a unique culture. Here are 7 facts you probably didn’t know about the “Pearl of the Antilles.”

How You Can Help Protect Your Sponsored Child United States
How you can help protect your sponsored child.
May 24, 2021 -

When you sponsor a child, you become part of a team that is raising up the next generation of leaders and change makers!

Everything Was Against Her—But She Still Became a CEO Malawi
From a young age, Ireen had to help take care of her family.
Apr 29, 2021 -

Ireen’s life should have turned out differently.

 
Everything in her life was working against her: her poverty, her gender, her family’s situation, even the time and place in which she was born. Her life could have been defined by the hardship she experienced.
A Brighter Future: How Solar Power Is Changing the Lives of Hundreds of Children in Uganda Uganda
For those of us who have easy access to electricity, our lives revolve around it
Apr 22, 2021 -

For those of us who have easy access to electricity, our lives revolve around it.

 
You wake up in the morning and check your phone, which is plugged in and charging. You walk into your kitchen and plug in your toaster and coffee maker to start making breakfast. You go into your bathroom, turn on the light, and brush your teeth with your electric toothbrush. And your day has just started.
Is Your Donation Actually Helping? Here's How to Make Sure It Is. United States
We're so proud to have received Charity Navigator's 4-star rating for the tenth
Apr 15, 2021 -

Over the past several decades, many people have grown skeptical of charities—and it’s because of stories like this: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2010/01/fbi_warns_against_online_haiti.html 
 

From Desperation to Director: How One Young Man Escaped Poverty and Became Director of a Hospital Dominican Republic
Antonio wanted to be a baseball player, just like every other boy from his batey
Mar 24, 2021 -

Years ago, if you had asked any boy in Algodón what he wanted to be when he grew up, he would have eagerly answered, “A baseball player!” Now, the boys in Algodón want to become doctors, just like Antonio. 

Your Old Clothes Can Change a Student's Future United States
Donate your old clothes and change a student's future!
Mar 5, 2021 -

You’ve been at home for almost a year. You’ve run out of shows to watch and new hobbies to try. Your house is full of more homemade bread than you will ever be able to eat. 

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.