Our Impact Report: January 2023

Thanks to you, we have provided children and families around the world with support

As a part of our ongoing Stories of Hope blog series, we want to share with you our January 2023 Impact Report as a way to say “thank you” to all our supporters who make our work possible. Beyond what you already provide to children through our sponsorship program, your donations to our Special Funds and Special Projects allow us to help families and communities as well, often in times of crisis. YOUR IMPACT AROUND THE […]

A Long Walk for Resources

The Santa Luisa Center in Costa Rica supports rural families living in poverty

The year 2022 marked a return to in-person site visits for our International Division — first to Mexico in May and then to Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua in August. Today, we hear from our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, about his visit to the Santa Luisa Center in Costa Rica, almost exactly five years after the last trip to this site by our Director of Development, Shelley Callahan. About Santa Luisa “The Santa […]

Teaching Skills to Students and Parents in San Jose

Marta at the Costa Rica Center is helping families earn extra money

In this edition of Stories of Hope, our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, concludes his trip to our Costa Rica affiliated sites with a visit to the Costa Rica Center in San Jose. The beginning of the center “This center is located in the northern part of San Jose.  It is run by a woman, Marta, who is also our volunteer coordinator,” said Luis. “Marta used to work at what was   the Costa Rica […]

Introducing Our Community Engagement Coordinator

Katie Thomson is the newest edition to the Children Incorporated family

We are excited to introduce a new staff member to our team, Katie Thomson, who is coming on board as our Community Engagement Coordinator. As a way to get to know Katie a little better, we asked her a few questions about herself, her career, and her passion working to help children and families living in poverty. CI: Tell us a little about your background. KT: I was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia and […]

Needing Long-Term Support in Costa Rica

Parents in San Jose, Costa Rica hope sponsorship lasts until graduation

In the Fall of 2022, our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, visited our affiliated sites in Costa Rica for the first time since before the pandemic. Today, we hear from Luis about his visit to La Milagrosa, where he met with our volunteer coordinator, as well as with parents and students in our sponsorship program. “Our sponsors provide food, school supplies, shoes, clothing, and any basic resources and emergency support that the children need […]

Help Save Children in the Philippines

Facts about child poverty in the Philippines and how Children Incorporated is helping

The Philippines comprise a vast island nation in southeast Asia. This archipelago of more than 7,000 islands boasts sandy beaches, towering mountains and volcanoes, tropical rainforests and an incredible wealth of natural resources and biodiversity. Humans have called these islands home for thousands of years, predating historic records. Today, the Philippines incorporate a staggering number of languages, ethnic groups, religions and cultures. Despite its status as an emerging market, however, nearly half of all Filipinos […]