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Photos from Christmas in Malawi Malawi
Jan 5, 2016 -

The 2015 Christmas celebrations in Malawi were a hit! Thanks to the generosity of their sponsors, the children in our Village Partnership Program, Children’s Homes, and the University Program had a wonderful Christmas.

For their Christmas party, the children performed skits and dances while a DJ played their favorite songs. They ate a special meal of rice and beef and really enjoyed getting to drink soda with their supper!

This year the children received new clothes for Christmas. They enjoyed modeling their new outfits for the camera.

Photos from Christmas in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jan 4, 2016 -

The 2015 Christmas parties at our five Village Partnerships in the Dominican Republic were full of joy, happiness, and blessings! Approximately 1,200 children had the chance to participate in the parties, all thanks to COTN sponsors!

Photos from Summer Camp in Uganda Uganda
Dec 30, 2015 -

In Uganda, the school year goes from February to November, with "summer break" coming in December and January. Last month, in COTN's Anai-Okii Village Partnership Program in Uganda, every sponsored child had the opportunity to attend a special "summer" camp thanks to generous gifts from sponsors. And they had a great time!

How do you define beauty? Dominican Republic
Dec 17, 2015 -

"How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news." Romans 10:15 

An Unlikely Success Story: Baby Sarah's Birth Sierra Leone
Dec 7, 2015 -

Sierra Leone is one of the most dangerous places in the world to give birth. One in every 50 women who becomes pregnant will die in childbirth. Her baby is even less likely to make it.
 

New Mentoring Program Helps Teens Thrive in Malawi Malawi
Dec 4, 2015 -

If you walked by Children of the Nations’ high school in Malawi after school, you’d see an intriguing sight. Classes may be out for the day, but the students haven’t gone home. They are scattered across the campus in groups of twos and threes—under trees, in classroom corners, or leaning against the warm brick building in the afternoon shade—meeting with their mentors.

Walled Perimeter Protects Students From More Than Ebola Sierra Leone
Nov 12, 2015 -

How do you protect yourself from something you cannot see?

This sounds like a quote from a Hollywood film, but sadly, it was a reality for thousands in Sierra Leone living through the Ebola crisis. This was especially true for the Children of the Nations campus in Ngolala in Upper Banta, which frequently had unknown visitors passing through from one village to the next.

How Two Extra Meals Changed Elizabeth's Life Uganda
Nov 9, 2015 -

The sun has set in Uganda, and six-year-old Elizabeth is almost done with her chores. She has walked to the river, filled her bucket high with water, and walked home with it carefully balanced on her head. She has taken a portion of this water, poured it into a basin, and bathed her baby cousin.

Her last task of the day is to build a fire. As the flames grow, her family gathers around with hungry eyes. Elizabeth waits to eat her first and last meal of the day

 

Photos from COTN's 20th Anniversary Gala in Orange County United States
Oct 28, 2015 -

In 1995, Chris and Debbie Clark, founders of Children of the Nations, felt led to help children around the world in dire need of assistance.

Meet Steven, COTN's First Malawian Missionary Haiti
Oct 26, 2015 -

From the day they picked him up off the streets as a little orphan boy covered with sores, Steven knew there was something different about the people from Children of the Nations. “Hugging the kids, carrying them and holding their hands even though the kids were beyond being dirty, they never minded,” he marvels. To this day he’s wanted to be like them. This year, Steven, now a college graduate, has a unique opportunity to do so.