What we do

Children Incorporated provides resources for children in need in the United States and abroad, because we passionately believe that children everywhere deserve education, hope, and opportunity. As an international child sponsorship organization, we give impoverished children all over the world a chance at a better life.

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Ways to help a child:

Children Incorporated provides for the needs of impoverished children through two primary approaches:

1. Child Sponsorship


Your sponsorship does more than just feed or clothe a child – it has the potential to change lives, too. Your support goes beyond helping to meet basic and critical needs today – it is an investment in the future.

Children Incorporated relies upon our donors and individual sponsors to partner with us in our efforts to provide eduction, hope, and opportunity to children around the world. Our life-changing work would not be possible without you.

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Our policy has always been to consider the needs of each sponsored child on an individual basis. In contrast to other child sponsorship organizations, our volunteer coordinators personally shop for the children enrolled in their respective schools, orphanages, and community centers on a regular basis – and therefore, they are familiar with each individual circumstance and need.

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2. Special Funds

Our special funds expand our reach beyond sponsorship

Individual, one­time donations support feeding programs, income-generating projects,  health and education assistance programs, as well as critical projects like school expansions, medical clinic repairs, housing improvements and more.

International Feeding Program FUND

The International Feeding Programs feed children so they are alert at school and ready to learn. We provide funds for programs in the Philippines, Kenya, and Ethiopia to buy grains, meats, vegetables, and cooking supplies.

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Back to School Fund

Back to school is one of the hardest times of year for children. Contributions to the Back to School Fund help children receive additional clothing items and school supplies so they are ready for the school year!

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tutoring program FUND

Children all over the world are in need of additional assistance after school, and Children Incorporated helps to provide funding for supplies and funds to hire tutors for many of our projects.

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In the United States, many children go home after school or on the weekends and do not have food to eat. Our Backpack Feeding Program allows coordinators to purchase additional food for children who are struggling to eat at home.

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Mosquito Net FUND

In countries where mosquito-borne diseases threaten our sponsored children, like in Kenya, we provide mosquito nets to protect them so they are healthy enough to attend school. We also provide nets for the siblings and caretakers in their homes.

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Warm Clothing Fund

Impoverished children in the United States are in need all year long, but especially during the winter. Donations to our Warm Clothing Fund support children in need during the long winter months.

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Contact us today to find out about more of our projects around the world!


Here in our own country nearly 22% of all children live in poverty. Children Incorporated is working to make a difference in their lives across 11 states and the District of Columbia. Over 4,800 children and youth are currently enrolled in our sponsorship program, and our special programs reach almost 10,000 children and youth each year.


Over 1520 children are currently enrolled in our sponsorship programs in eight countries (all minus Panama, Venezuela, the Guyana’s, Surinam). We support homes, schools, child welfare centers, and special projects such as teaching vegetable home production, nutritional programs, and self-sustainability programs at a supported child-family level.


Over 670 children are currently enrolled in our sponsorship programs in two countries: Kenya and Ethiopia. We support homes for children, orphanages, schools, and child welfare centers. Special projects funded include infrastructure for new schools, medical clinics, dorms, water distribution, nutritional programs, preventive medicine and practice.


Children Incorporated has projects in Korea, the Philippines, India, and Sri Lanka helping thousands of children each year with food, clothing, and education needs.

Where We Work

Children Incorporated's status as an international nonprofit organization allows us to affiliate with already-established schools, orphanages, and childcare centers to address the specific needs of the children they serve. Each of our roughly 300 projects has its own local staff members who administer our programs on a volunteer basis. By working together, we are able to reduce our administrative costs while staying true to our vision – we serve thousands of needy children each year in 23 countries, including the United States.

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You CAN make a DIFFERENCE For children in need.


Last Year Alone, oUR supporters provided:

-Children in the Philippines with meals throughout the school year
-Thousands of children in Kentucky with food on the weekends
-School supplies for more than 10,000 children all year long
-Hundreds of mosquito nets for children in Kenya
-Thousands of coats, gloves, and boots to children in the U.S.
-Dozens of hearing aids for deaf children in Lebanon
-3,500 sponsored children in the U.S. with new clothes
-Tens of thousands of children all over the world with holiday gifts

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