Reflecting on High School at Graduation

One of our graduates thanks his sponsor for years of support

As you know, COVID-19 has disrupted family events worldwide, from births and weddings, and sadly to funerals. School closures have also disrupted activities for the Class of 2020. The high school students in our program were looking forward to attending senior prom, having their friends sign their yearbooks, saying goodbye to their teachers, and finally getting to walking across a stage in an auditorium packed with family and getting a handshake from the principal and […]

Providing Relief in Kenya

Donations to our COVID-19 Response Fund are helping children in Africa

We are incredibly grateful to our sponsors and donors who have supported our COVID-19 relief efforts over the last few months. Recently, we heard from our volunteer coordinator, James, at our affiliated project, the Dandora Community Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, as to how donations are helping children in our program and their families: Recently, we heard from our volunteer coordinator, James, at our affiliated project, the Dandora Community Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, as to how […]

Filling a Gap in Guatemala

Our response to the COVID-19 crisis in Guatemala is helping families that haven’t received government assistance

When first publishing this story a few weeks ago, Guatemala had the lowest number of cases of COVID-19 of all Central American countries, yet there are still many challenges that families are facing. Today we hear from our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, about the current situation in Guatemala. Today we hear from our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, about the current situation in Guatemala and how Children Incorporated is responding. COVID-19 impact […]

The Challenges of Home Life

Wolfe County Middle and High School students face difficult circumstances in their households

Nestled in the picturesque Appalachian Mountains and steeped in a rich cultural heritage lies Wolfe County, Kentucky. As is the case for many areas of Appalachia, Wolfe County’s natural beauty belies the abject poverty in which many of its residents live. Wolfe County carries the unfortunate distinction of being one of Kentucky’s most impoverished regions. As is the case for many areas of Appalachia, Wolfe County’s natural beauty belies the abject poverty in which many […]

Crucial Support for Families in the Philippines

Children Incorporated is providing food for sponsored children and their parents in the wake of COVID-19

As we have seen, the COVID-19 outbreak hit most countries in the world, and our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, has been working to offer support to families in their time of need. We hear from Luis today about the help we are providing to our affiliated projects in the Philippines, thanks to donations from our sponsors and donors: We hear from Luis today about the help we are providing to our affiliated projects […]

Caring for a Generation of Students

Our long-time coordinator at Marie Roberts Elementary School in Kentucky has been helping kids for decades

Marie Roberts Elementary School is located in the small community of Lost Creek, Kentucky, in Breathitt County. In a part of the country where 48.3% of children are living in poverty, the Family Resource Center at the school, and our volunteer coordinator, Jackie, are able to offer children the critical support they need to survive in difficult circumstances. “Jackie is the original coordinator who brought our sponsorship program to the school many years ago. She […]