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When God Says "Yes," It's a Promise: David Graduates from College Malawi
Jun 8, 2015 -

It’s been 20 years since COTN opened its doors with a bold mission: “raising children who transform nations.” Twenty years is a critical milestone—the children who first entered COTN’s care so many years ago are all grown up. Now we can answer the big question: is COTN achieving its goal?

You Are the Church Uganda
Jun 4, 2015 -

On a recent trip to Malawi and Uganda this past March, I was bestowed the great honor of being a guest speaker at a three-day conference that led up to the grand opening of a new COTN¬Uganda church plant and school chapel.

Photo Journey: Follow the Clarks across Africa Uganda
Jun 2, 2015 -

Children of the Nations founders Chris and Debbie Clark are spending some time in Uganda and Malawi this spring. They've had a great time visiting the children and working with COTN's in-country staff to continue providing the best possible care for the children. It's been a busy trip, but such a blessing at the same time.

Chris and Debbie have shared some of the highlights of their journey in the photos below. We hope you enjoy this update from Africa!

 

A Miracle and a Shared Name Link Two Lives on Opposite Sides of the World Sierra Leone
May 29, 2015 -

What happens when a baby born deep in the jungle of Sierra Leone is named after you? A few things: great honor and joy, a new sense of responsibility, and two lives on opposite ends of the globe that are now tied together in an amazing yet complicated way. 
 

Nineteen-Year-Old Mother Gets a New Home and a New Start Dominican Republic
May 28, 2015 -

Nineteen-year-old Rosibel didn’t get to start her family on her terms. There are few examples of happy, functioning families in the Dominican slum she lives in.

COTN Partners Create African Recipes You Can Cook in Your Home United States
May 6, 2015 -

Imagine creating a gourmet meal using only ingredients available in rural Sierra Leone. It might sound like a challenge, but the students at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando, Florida, were up for it. They partnered with Children of the Nations (COTN) to create a book of 50 recipes for COTN's hospitality staff in Africa and the Caribbean.

Saved by Grace: Agness' Story Malawi
Apr 28, 2015 -

Early death or early marriage.

It might sound extreme, but that’s what many girls face in Malawi

Two Thousand Happy Feet in Malawi Malawi
Apr 21, 2015 -

Why are these children showing off their shoes? 

Meet Our First Ugandan Secondary Students: Jonathan's Story Uganda
Apr 16, 2015 -

Late in the afternoon, a small crowd of children gathers on the side of the road in rural northern Uganda. Their clothes are ratty, their eyes hungry. They lack almost every material thing you and I would consider essential. But there’s one thing they refuse to go without. 

With Ebola Fading, Students Return to School in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Apr 14, 2015 -

After almost 10 months of school closure due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, schools across Sierra Leone re-opened today. Though the government has declared it safe enough to begin classes, the threat of Ebola is not completely stamped out in Sierra Leone. The first day of school at COTN was a mix of joy and precaution. Here are some photos from the day: