Professionals Giving Back in Ethiopia

Many of our graduating sponsored children in the Rainbow Center continue to help other sponsored children

Our affiliated project, the Rainbow ‘Erdata’ Center, or simply the Rainbow Center, operates from a small office in the Bole area of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital.  The Center’s administrators, including our volunteer coordinator, Wini, work with children from slums in and around the city. Today, we hear from our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, about how sponsorship support has helped kids who attend the Rainbow Center during their school years — and into adulthood. […]

A Focus on Children’s Health and Well-Being

St. John's Community Centre in Kenya offers an array of developmental programs for students and their parents

Near one of the largest slums in Nairobi, Kenya, is our affiliated project, the St. John’s Community Centre. Serving roughly 450 school-age children, the Centre not only supports them in their education but assists them, and their families, in their overall development — especially when it comes to their health. “As a primary and secondary school, Children Incorporated supports a large number of these students — nearly half of them are enrolled in our sponsorship […]

A Garden for Learning and Nutrition

At Kids Hope Ethiopia, children learn about agriculture while also growing food for themselves

Located more than 200 miles outside of Addis Ababa, Kids Hope Ethiopia supports children in our program in the rural town of Kersa. The Kids Hope Center itself has two locations within Kersa. One site has an agricultural area and a dining hall. The other location has a few sports fields and a salon/classroom, classes, meetings, and trainings. “Kids Hope supports children who attend the Center’s afterschool and return home each day, while also serving […]

Coping with Changes in Kenya

Dandora Community Centre in Nairobi faces challenges with government requirements

The Dandora Community Centre, in Nairobi, Kenya, supports a huge group of students both as a school and a boarding home, which makes it more difficult for the school to adjust to big changes. There are currently 650 children in attendance at the Centre, including about 490 in Primary School education (middle school), and about 160 in Secondary education (high school) programs. Nearly all the primary school students board at the school, returning home to […]

Fighting Tropical Diseases in Kenya

The Materi Girls' School provides preventive measures to keep kids and families healthy

Our Mosquito Net Fund is one of the most effective ways our sponsors and donors can offer help to keep children healthy and protect them against mosquito-borne diseases. For roughly $10 apiece, we can provide essential mosquito nets to children in our program living in Africa and India. Each year, we give approximately 1800 mosquito nets to our sponsored children, such as those at our affiliated project, the Materi Girls’ School, in Tharaka, Kenya. A […]

Sound Preparation for the Future

Maria Immaculata Children's Educational Centre in Kenya offers children hope and opportunity

Located in the periphery of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, our affiliated project, the Maria Immaculata Children’s Education Centre, supports students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. The Centre is located in an area just outside the city that has grown tremendously in population in the last few years, offering support to children of low-income families that otherwise would have to attend overcrowded public schools. “At Maria Immaculata, children receive a solid education, as well as resources that […]