Providing Relief in Kenya

Donations to our COVID-19 Response Fund are helping children in Africa

We are incredibly grateful to our sponsors and donors who have supported our COVID-19 relief efforts over the last few months. Recently, we heard from our volunteer coordinator, James, at our affiliated project, the Dandora Community Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, as to how donations are helping children in our program and their families: “I am glad to write to you to inform you that with the feeding funds that were sent to us this month, […]

Children’s Education and Poverty

What you should know about how poverty affects childhood education

At Children Incorporated, we believe that education is a way out of poverty for children, both in the United States and globally. Many barriers stand in the way of children receiving an education, from unaffordable school fees and a lack of basic facilities, to discrimination and low-quality instruction. These are often compounded by some cultural practices such as early marriage, as well as by the general preference of boys over girls, both of which make […]

Facts About Child Hunger and Poverty

What you should know about how child hunger affects children’s well-being

Hunger is a problem that most often affects low-income families, because living in poverty means that people are often going without basic needs such as food, clothing, and adequate shelter. In order for a child to have a chance at a bright future, they need to eat healthy meals every day. When they’re hungry, children are more likely to be hospitalized, and they face a higher risk of health conditions because they have weakened immune […]

Our Mosquito Net Fund

$10 can save the life of a child by protecting them from mosquito-borne illnesses

In countries where Children Incorporated works, such as Kenya, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and India, children need mosquito nets to protect them from mosquito-borne illnesses like malaria and dengue, so that they will be healthy enough to attend school. What is a mosquito net?  A mosquito net is a mesh curtain that is draped over a bed or a sleeping area to offer protection against bites and stings from mosquitos, flies, and other pest insects, and […]

Food Lion Employees Give Back

ADUSA Distribution of Disputanta, Virginia donates $1,000 to our International Feeding Programs

Our President and Chief Executive Officer, Ron Carter, recently accepted a generous contribution in the amount of $1,000 from the employees of ADUSA Food Lion Distribution Center in Disputanta, Virginia. The funds will go toward supporting the Children Incorporated International Feeding Programs, wherein children and their families receive healthy and nutritious meals and food assistance. Introducing ADUSA Food Lion Associates supporting Children Incorporated through t-shirt and food sales ADUSA Food Lion […]

Hearing From Our Sponsored Children Abroad

Testimonials from sponsored children in our International Division

Our sponsors and donors often hear from our staff and coordinators about the work we are doing around the world through our On the Road Series. But not as frequently do you hear from our sponsored children directly — especially those that live outside of the United States. We want to share special stories with our supporters from the children in our sponsorship program around the world — and how their sponsors are making a huge […]