Stories written by Children Incorporated

Our February 2024 Impact Report

A Letter from our Volunteer Coordinator at James D. Adams Middle School in Kentucky

Although we are not always considered to be an emergency relief organization, it is amazing how quickly we actually can respond to helping children and families in our programs when sudden needs arise. Today we hear from Michelle at James D. Adams Middle School about how our Hope In Action Fund has come to the rescue for her over the last year, especially when needed after devastating flooding in Eastern Kentucky. Michelle’s Note “What a […]

How Do I Sponsor a Child in Asia?

What you need to know about sponsoring a child in Asia with Children Incorporated

We work in India, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines. We affiliate with twelve sites in India, three in Sri Lanka, and five in the Philippines. Your support of children in these countries helps to provide them with food, clothing, school supplies, and hygiene items. We also fund feeding programs, the construction of schools and dormitories, as well as help children through our Higher Education Fund; and we support unsponsored children through our Shared Hope Fund. […]

Understanding Child Poverty in 2024: Facts and Statistics

What you should know about child poverty and its impact on children

Poverty means more than a lack of income. It also means a lack of resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods, such as food, clothing, clean water and proper shelter. Poverty has many detrimental outcomes for children — hunger and malnutrition, ill-health, limited or a lack of access to education and other basic services. When children are raised in impoverished households, they often have to drop out of school to help their families or don’t attend school […]

Our January 2024 Impact Report

A letter from Traci at Valle Crucis Elementary School

Without our sponsors, children living in poverty would go without so much — including food, clothing, hygiene items and crucial educational materials they require to do well in school. Today we hear from Traci at Valle Crucis Elementary School in North Carolina as she expresses her appreciation for our sponsors, who have a huge impact on children in need. Traci’s letter “Children Incorporated has helped children in our school in so many ways over the […]

A Big Year for Hope In Action

One of our most important special funds offers support all over the world

We talk about our Hope In Action Fund a lot — and for good reason. This special fund, which provides for children and families in emergency situations, when natural disasters strike, and due to extreme hardship, allows our volunteer coordinators to support their communities beyond what sponsorship provides. As we get closer to the end of 2023, we would like to share with you, our amazing donors, just some of the many ways your donations […]

Children’s Education and Poverty in 2024

What you should know about how poverty affects childhood education

At Children Incorporated, we believe that education is a way out of poverty for children, both in the United States and globally. Many barriers stand in the way of children receiving an education, from unaffordable school fees and a lack of basic facilities, to discrimination and low-quality instruction. These are often compounded by some cultural practices such as early marriage, as well as by the general preference of boys over girls, both of which make […]