News

US Medical Team Ministers to the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Nov 24, 2008 -

A recent Venture Team brought medical professionals from Washington, California, Maine, and Florida to minister in the Dominican Republic this October.

The team was led by Dr. Michael Jungkeit from Poulsbo, Washington. Dr. Jungkeit, who has led several medical teams to the Dominican Republic, was accompanied by a team of fourteen people. The team members had a variety of medical specialties and experience—surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and emergency medicine. Three team members who do not normally work in the medical field also joined the team.

Students Send Their Love to Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Nov 24, 2008 -

Five years ago, Burley Christian School in Burley, Washington became part of the Children of the Nations family when they began sponsoring Michael Roberts, a young orphan in Sierra Leone. After several years of sponsorship, school leaders decided to work with the students to create a special project for Michael.

Over the course of the school year, they assembled a giant care package for Michael and his “brothers and sisters” in the Banta Mokelleh orphanage. It was a labor of love that involved the entire school—students in preschool through twelfth grade.

Born to Live Sierra Leone
Nov 24, 2008 -

In Sierra Leone, the lives of many infants are endangered simply because they lack adequate medical care. But in the life of one mother, medical intervention made it possible for her to have a healthy baby after she had delivered four successive infants who died shortly after being born.

Four Lessons From the Field Dominican Republic
Nov 24, 2008 -

This summer I got the opportunity to be an intern in the Dominican Republic and work specifically in the medical clinic there. Working in the clinic was an amazing experience, and I learned a lot of valuable lessons:

COTN's KuJAMbula Studio is on the Air in Malawi! Malawi
Nov 17, 2008 -

Our first radio program produced at KaJAMbula Studio—COTN’s recording studio in Malawi—has officially aired on African Bible College FM Radio! In the next several months, Shadreck Chikoti, our studio engineer, will finish recording the first set of radio programs (52 total), which will be aired weekly.

Breaking Ground on a Children's Village in Uganda Uganda
Oct 31, 2008 -

As Children of the Nations continues ministering to orphaned and destitute children in Uganda, we are excited to announce that we have begun the process of establishing a permanent Children’s Village there!

COTN Wins Best Local Charity in Western Washington! United States
Oct 31, 2008 -

Children of the Nations was recently voted “The Best Local Charity” for the 16th annual Best of Western Washington Guide! This contest, sponsored by King 5’s Evening Magazine, provided the opportunity for residents of Western Washington to vote for their favorite businesses and service organizations online.

This is the first year that COTN has been nominated for “Best Local Charity,” and we are honored to win first place!

A Special Thank You and Update United States
Oct 10, 2008 -

Dear COTN Family,

Recently, we asked for your prayers regarding the diminished overall giving to COTN as a result of our recent economic crisis. We want to take this opportunity to thank those of you who have responded financially as well as those who continue to hold us up in prayer.

U.S. Economic Crisis Affecting Our Children United States
Sep 26, 2008 -

Today, COTN president Chris Clark notified all our international country directors that as a result of the tightening U.S. economy, they need to pray through preparations to lay off non-critical staff (cooks, guards, drivers, teachers, etc.) and suspend all supporting programs (those that do not relate directly to the day-to-day care of our children, such as medical and evangelical outreaches, interns, and additional feeding support)—both of which will directly affect our children.

Sponsors Needed for the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Sep 24, 2008 -

We are excited to report the Children of the Nations’ (COTN) Dominican Republic programs are excelling and increasing. COTN began in the Dominican Republic (DR) in 1997 with one missionary, Malou Faublas, and 37 children holding school sessions in a dilapidated hut. Today, we have over 760 children enrolled in our five beautiful grade schools and 235 enrolled in our skills center.