How We Work
Children Incorporated partners with already-established schools, orphanages, homes, and childcare centers to address the specific needs of the children they serve. Each of our roughly 300 projects has its own local staff member who administers our program on a volunteer basis.
Our on-site volunteer coordinators at each of our project sites work to ensure that every child enrolled in our program is provided with clothing, food, hygiene items, school supplies, and other educational tools on a regular basis.
In the United States, we work in nine states, both in inner cities and rural areas, including in the Navajo Nation. Sponsoring a child in the U.S. provides basic necessities to him or her, such as food, clothing, healthcare, and an education. These essentials, so often taken for granted, are vital to a child’s growth – both as an individual and as a contributing member of their local community.
Stories from our U.S. Projects
Last November, Children Incorporated staff members Renée Kube, Shelley Oxenham, and Chuck Smith helped rebuild a playground at G.H. Reid Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia, where we partner with Communities in Schools of Richmond (CIS) to support sponsored children in the Richmond area, near our headquarters. Just a few months prior, over summer break, the old playground was set on fire, and it spread around the equipment, melting and disfiguring most of it, and leaving […]
We work in 22 countries in Central America, South America, Asia, and Africa. Sponsoring a child internationally provides him or her with basic necessities such as food, clothing, healthcare, and an education. These essentials, so often taken for granted, are vital to a child’s growth – both as an individual and as a contributing member of their local community.
Stories from our International Projects
When Luis and I first set foot on the compound of the Wijewardane Children’s Home in Panadura, Sri Lanka, I was mesmerized by the beauty of the house and the property. The gravel driveway was lined with lush green bushes and red and yellow flowers, leading to an equally impressive covered front porch, which had a railing that was lined with wicker chairs. As we entered the house, I noticed that the inside was just […]