News

The 2007 Summer Interns Depart United States
Jun 15, 2007 -

The money is raised, the bags are packed, and the flights are booked. This summer is a big summer for many college students and staff here at Children of the Nations (COTN).

Country Updates Online United States
May 3, 2007 -

Now you can keep up with all of the recent updates in each of our countries. Each month, we will be posting the latest updates, prayer requests, and praises so that you can know how to best support the ongoing efforts in each of our countries.

Here are the pages for each country:

Dominican Republic

Malawi

Sierra Leone

Uganda

USA

COTN Receives Another 4-Star Rating! United States
Apr 5, 2007 -

We recently received the great news that we have again received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator. This is our third consecutive 4-star rating. According to a Charity Navigator spokesperson:

New Land in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Apr 2, 2007 -

Approximately 100 acres of land in the Mosenessi area of Lower Banta was recently gifted to COTN! Sierra Leone Country Director Angie Myles and her husband Joe were looking to buy a small piece of land on which to build a church, as there was none in the area—but the chief refused their money. He would not take money from COTN, “who has done so much for us!” Angie and Joe are using their money to erect a temporary church. Pray for provision of funds to erect a permanent structure.

UNICEF Partners with COTN in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Mar 28, 2007 -

Impressed with our work in Banta, UNICEF has recently offered to partner with COTN in Sierra Leone. Details were finalized at a meeting earlier this month (March 1, 2007) when UNICEF met with COTN–SL Country Director, Angie Myles, and they announced they would provide program funding for two cheifdoms in Banta Mokelleh (Upper Banta and Lower Banta).

The 285K Meal Marathon Coming in May Uganda
Mar 21, 2007 -

On May 4th, we will be holding our second annual 285K Meal Marathon. This event brings the entire community together to package 285,000 meals for famine-stricken children around the world. The food packaged at this year’s event will be shipped to Uganda where it will help sustain the life of nearly 1,000 children for an entire year. You can help feed these children by donating 2 hours of your time to package food at the 285K.

Click here for more information

Team BroMan Summits Mt. Kilimajaro for COTN United States
Mar 12, 2007 -

Pictured from left to right: Darin Desmond, Kevin Warren, Jeff Sondermeyer, Matt Foster of BroMan Expeditions (www.bromanx.org) with their two Tanzanian guides summit Mt. Kilimajaro holding the banner displaying the sponsors who helped get them there. Founder Jeff Sondermeyer and Team BroMan worked for over a year on their “Kili for Kids” climbing campaign. The funds they raised, helped build and equip a state-of-the-art recording studio at the newly completed COTN Njewa Mission Center in Malawi, Africa.

New Website Launch United States
Feb 2, 2007 -

As you may have already noticed, we recently launched a newly redesigned website which we are very excited about. This new site will allow us to share all that is going on at COTN and will also make it easier for you to partner with our ministry. Check back in the coming days and weeks for some exciting new additions!

A Spiritual High for Malawian Teens Malawi
Jan 29, 2007 -

Our teenage children in Malawi were able to attend their first annual teen spiritual retreat this December. It was put on entirely by Malawian national staff and volunteers (including three African Bible College students who were part of our team to Uganda this past summer). The retreat was seen as a huge success by all. We had a number of children accept Christ into their lives for the first time. Our teens are already looking forward to their next retreat!

Big Buildings in Banta Sierra Leone
Jan 28, 2007 -

Construction on our Banta Mokelleh Children’s Village reached new heights this week as our nursery school is now at roof level. We are anticipating its completion in February. Our construction team is also making progress on our primary school and land was recently cleared for the building of the new children’s homes. Next up we will be digging a well that will provide utility water for the compound and construction process. Our children are excited about their new homes and look forward to moving in some time this summer!