Young Parents Struggling to Get By

Our sponsorship program provides food and other basic needs for impoverished families in Blackey, Kentucky

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Located in rural and mountainous Letcher County, the […]

The Heart of Small Community

Arlie Boggs Elementary/Middle School is important to an entire town

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Located in rural and mountainous eastern Kentucky, Letcher […]

Offering Much-Needed Consistency for Kids

Our volunteer coordinator at Martha Jane Potter Elementary School praises our program for the support we provide

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Martha Jane Potter Elementary School is located in […]

Getting Tablets into the Hands of Students

For children all over the world, access to computers at home is a huge issue

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, children in our program often lacked access to technology outside of the classroom. Whether living in a remote area on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, in villages where the internet is not available, or living in poverty in Eastern Kentucky where power and water bills are prioritized over technology, impoverished children lag behind their fellow students when they can’t keep up with classwork at home. The recent pandemic exacerbated all […]

Sending Children Home with Food for the Weekend

Our volunteer coordinator runs a large Backpack Feeding Program in Whitesburg, Kentucky

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** The town of Whitesburg was founded in 1842 and […]

Our Spring 2021 Newsletter

On the Road with Children Incorporated

We are happy to share with you our Spring 2021 Newsletter, highlighting our work around the world thanks to our sponsors and donors and their generosity and dedication in helping children in need. Enjoy! Tablets Are Bringing Education to Children Around the World Many children in our sponsorship program are experiencing exceptional difficulties during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, as schools have had to shift to virtual learning. These adjustments have been hard on parents, teachers […]