News: United States

Four Reasons You Know You Can Trust Children of the Nations United States
Four stars!
Jun 26, 2018 -

Are those stars in our eyes? For the seventh year in a row, Children of the Nations has received a four-star Charity Navigator rating—the highest possible rating for a nonprofit.

 

10 Ways You Can Find More Child Sponsors (and Spread Joy Everywhere) United States
Thank you for sponsoring!
Jun 18, 2018 -

Do you love being a sponsor? Do you wish you could help even more children get sponsored? Even though your wallet won’t allow you to sponsor every single child?

You can help more children get sponsors! And you can share the joy of sponsorship with your friends and family.

4 Reasons Why a Mosquito Net is a Surprisingly Perfect Mother's Day Gift United States
Girl with blue mosquito net
May 1, 2018 -

A mosquito net may seem like a small, simple thing. But for children in need, it is a life-saving gift. And it's a gift that represents the qualities of a great mother:

Getting Stuck on a Roller Coaster During a Power Outage in Malawi: A Father-Daughter Story United States
Aisha
Apr 10, 2018 -

What do you have in common with Brandon Albers, Seattle tech mogul? You both care deeply about children in need!

 

Brandon made the 2017 Puget Sound 40 Under 40 list for his work at L4 Digital. Maybe you even caught his interview with the Puget Sound Business Journal about his family and their love of serving others.

Water Changes Everything United States
Sierra Leonean child drinking
Mar 20, 2018 -

When you have easy access to clean water, it can be hard to remember how important it is, how much we need water for.

In honor of World Water Day (March 22), here are just a few of the reasons children around the world need access to clean water.

Important Changes to Your Child Sponsorship United States
Ugandan boy writing
Mar 14, 2018 -

If you sponsor a COTN child in the Village Partnership Program (including the I Love Baseball Program), there are some important changes coming to your sponsorship this spring. We know how much you love your sponsored child, and we’re so grateful for your continued partnership.

A Family Affair: a Doctor, a Pilot, and an Olympian Changing the World United States
Christy, Jessica, and kids
Feb 14, 2018 -
 
A doctor, a pilot with a prosthetic leg, and an Olympic skier—the Wise siblings never cease to amaze us.
7 Things to Write About to Your Sponsored Child This Easter United States
Happy Easter from Uganda
Feb 14, 2018 -
 
If you sponsor a child, you’ve received a special Easter card to send to your sponsored child. Maybe you already mailed yours—great! Your child will be so happy to hear from you. 
 
But if you’re still trying to figure out what to write to your sponsored child, here are some ideas that will bring joy to your child’s life!
A Year in Review: Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2017 United States
Two Hands Make a Heart
Jan 30, 2018 -
 
Join us as we look back on 2017 and celebrate the wonderful things you’ve done in children's lives!
 
2017 was an eventful year. Two major hurricanes swept through the Caribbean, three of our graduates from Malawi traveled across Africa to teach in Sierra Leone, children in Uganda showed their passion for education, and so much more. Here are nine Instagram photos from 2017 that you responded to the most: 
 
Thank You for All the Gifts! United States
Thank you for the blankets
Jan 16, 2018 -

We're still adding up all your generous gifts through the COTN Christmas gift catalog, and all we can say is "Thank you!" You've blown us away.