Promise for Kids in a Desperate Landscape

A visit from our Volunteer Coordinator Mr. Njuguna offers a glimpse into life in the slums of Nairobi

It is quite rare that our international volunteer coordinators have the opportunity to visit the Children Incorporated headquarters in North Chesterfield, Virginia – but when they do, it is such a treat for the staff. An exceptional guest dropped by recently – our Volunteer Coordinator and the Manager of St. John’s Community Center in Nairobi, Kenya: Mr. Njuguna. The stories that he recounted about the community center, the people it serves, and the multi-faceted work […]

Emergency Relief After a Volcanic Eruption

Thanks to our donors, survivors of the Volcano of Fire eruption in Guatemala are receiving support

In early June, the eruption of the Volcano of Fire near Antigua, Guatemala caught residents living nearby by surprise. By the time the eruption was over, more than one million people had been affected; approximately 3,000 people had been displaced from their homes, and about 250 people were missing. The eruption caused direct damage to five villages in the area surrounding the volcano, including the town of Antigua, where our affiliated project Sagrada Familia is […]

A Kind Partnership

Children Incorporated teams up with kind traveler to empower travelers to help children in need

Thanks to our new partnership with Kind Traveler, travelers can now help provide basic necessities such as food, clothing, healthcare, and educational support to children living in poverty in the U.S. and abroad when they book hotels through the Kind Traveler website. Kind Traveler, a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), is the first socially-conscious “Give + Get” hotel booking platform that empowers travelers to benefit communities, the environment, and animals. Travelers give a donation of $10 […]

Books of Their Very Own

Sponsorship funds help promote literacy in Mitchell County, North Carolina

Mitchell County, nestled in the rugged western mountains of North Carolina, serves as a tourist destination for thousands who flock to the region each year to glimpse its spectacular vistas. The area’s breathtaking beauty and rich culture, however, belie a tragic truth: in this smallest and least populous county of all of North Carolina reside some of the nation’s poorest families. We are incredibly proud that our sponsorship program not only provides weather-appropriate school clothing […]

Excited About What the World Has to Offer

A child writes a special letter to his sponsor upon graduating from high school

One of our favorite aspects of what we do at Children Incorporated is pairing special individual sponsors with children to create lasting relationships, where each benefits from the other – the sponsor from knowing that they are helping a child in need, and the child from knowing that someone cares about them and their well-being, and is willing to support them so that they may obtain an education. “I want to thank you for helping […]

The Impact of Generosity

A donation from International Student Exchange has helped hundreds of children in the U.S.

When we received a very significant donation from our partner International Student Exchange (ISE) last year, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, wasted no time in working to ensure that the donated funds would make a positive impact on the lives of as many children as possible in the United States. Thanks to this important partnership with ISE and to Renee’s wonderful efforts in working with our domestic affiliated projects to support children in […]