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 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 […]

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 […]

Helping Children from a Hidden Community

The Msamaria Mwema Centre in Kenya offers support to kids and families that otherwise might be forgotten

Kenya is a country with a large population — estimated at 53 million — in which overcrowding of major cities has become a huge issue. Due to a lack of job opportunities in more rural areas of the country, Kenyans are migrating into cities where they hope for employment — but instead, find a lack of adequate housing and essential services like education and healthcare. For decades, Children Incorporated has offered support to children and […]

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 […]

Five Questions with Shelley Callahan, Director of Development with Children Incorporated

An interview with the Phil VA

The following is an interview conducted in June 2021 with the Phil VA which also can be found here. *** Did you ever have to worry about going to school on an empty stomach, without a backpack of supplies or shoes? Shelley Callahan, Director of Development at Children Incorporated, explains how many children living in poverty in Richmond, in other parts of the U.S. and around the world face these situations every single day and how it affects […]