Changing Lives through Garment Making in Colombia

At the Rondon Center, mothers of sponsored children generate income at Creaciones Miquelina

Situated in the northwestern corner of South America, Colombia is rich in natural beauty, comprising rugged Andean mountains, lowland plains, sprawling Amazon rainforest and coastline on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Its modern history begins at the end of the fifteenth century, when Christopher Columbus and the first Spanish explorers arrived in the region, subsequently establishing the area’s first successful Spanish settlement in 1508. Spanish colonization continued for over 400 years until […]

Our Work Around the World

Highlighting our international special projects and funds in 2020

Throughout the year, our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, communicates with our affiliated projects in 20 countries around the world about the needs of children, their families, and the communities in which they live. In working closely with roughly 150 individual volunteer coordinators, Luis is continuously updated about the thousands of children we support through our sponsorship program – and how our projects could use additional support. We want to highlight some of the […]

Facts About Child Hunger and Poverty

What you should know about how child hunger affects children’s well-being

Hunger is a problem that most often affects low-income families, because living in poverty means that people are often going without basic needs such as food, clothing, and adequate shelter. In order for a child to have a chance at a bright future, they need to eat healthy meals every day. When they’re hungry, children are more likely to be hospitalized, and they face a higher risk of health conditions because they have weakened immune […]

Children Incorporated Spring 2020 Newsletter

On the Road with Children Incorporated

We are pleased to share with you our 2020 Spring Newsletter. Thank you for support children in need around the world! Our Beds and Linens Fund is More Important Than Ever  Children living in poverty go without so much in life — including a comfortable place to sleep in their own homes. “Our Bed and Linen Fund allows us to purchase new mattresses, bed frames, sheets, blankets and pillows for children so they can get a […]

Together, We Can Change Lives — One Child at a Time

A Hope In Action Fund message from our our President and Chief Executive Office Ronald H. Carter

Dear Friends, I want to tell you a story about a special young lady named Anna.* Anna lives in Kentucky and is a senior in high school. She is an ambitious girl who has always dreamed of a better life for herself — better than the life she had become so accustomed to as she was growing up. Years ago, Teresa, our volunteer coordinator at the school Anna attends, saw Anna’s potential to rise above […]

Impacted for a Lifetime

The mother of two formerly sponsored children in Chile fondly remembers her daughters' sponsors

In 1895, the Santiago Day School in Chile was founded as a school for girls who came from impoverished — and often neglectful and abusive — families. Today, this Children Incorporated affiliated project continues to serve both girls and boys and their families who reside in downtown Santiago — 30% of whom are living below the poverty line. Thanks to their sponsors, sponsored students receive food, school supplies and school uniforms. For those children whose […]