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Way to Be One: Sponsors Share Their Photos and Testimonies United States
Aug 28, 2014 -

As we get closer to our goal of finding sponsors for 750 children this summer, we're counting off every one! To make it fun, many new sponsors took photos with their numbers and shared their sponsorship stories.

Here are some of the best:

Mapping the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Aug 28, 2014 -

The current Ebola outbreak began with a 2-year-old in Guéckédou, Guinea, researchers believe. He died on December 6, 2013. His mother died a week later, then his 3-year-old sister, followed by his grandmother. 

Wordless Wednesday: Meeting Your Sponsored Child United States
Aug 27, 2014 -

Sponsoring a child through Children of the Nations is a unique experience. It's not just about sending in a check every month or posting a photo on your fridge. Sponsorship is a relationship—one that blesses, challenges, and encourages both the child and sponsor. 

Photos from the 2014 Run for Africa United States
Aug 20, 2014 -

It was inspiring to see hundreds of people come together to raise money to build a library for children in Malawi at our 6th Annual Run for Africa 5K in Winter Springs, Florida. Even if you couldn’t join us for the event, we hope you’ll enjoy these pictures! (See the full album on Facebook.) 

 

What My Sponsored Kids Mean to Me Malawi
Aug 18, 2014 -

Child sponsorship is an interesting thing. In my more cynical of seasons I saw it as something to do to make yourself feel better about the fact that you have excess and others don’t. Perhaps that’s because of the guilt-trip commercials that always catch me off guard. 

10 Tips for Writing the Perfect Letter to Your Sponsored Child United States
Grab your favorite pen, pencil, or marker and get started!
Aug 14, 2014 -

Your sponsored child loves receiving letters from you. But let's be honest: it's not always easy to know what to write, or to take the time to write. So, to help you out, here are 10 tips for writing the perfect letter to your sponsored child. We hope you'll find these helpful! 

Wordless Wednesday: Summer Camp in Haiti Haiti
Aug 13, 2014 -

Summertime means camp time in each of the countries where we serve. Recently, a Venture Team from San Diego went to Haiti to help put on a summer camp for our children there. Fortunately, they took a bunch of photos of the fun and games. Here are some of the best ones. Enjoy!

Eight Ways to Pray for the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Thank you for your prayers
Aug 11, 2014 -

As of August 11, 2014, there have been no reported cases of Ebola in the Upper Banta chiefdom of Sierra Leone where COTN serves. However, the virus continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia. Our in-country staff are implementing precautions in order to prepare and protect the children to the best of their ability in case it does spread to our area. 

Running 200 Miles for Child Sponsorship United States
I'll keep running for child sponsorship through September 30
Aug 7, 2014 -

Could I really run 32 miles in two weeks? It would be a lot of work, but if people supported the idea, I would do it. 

One Week of Prayers for Your Sponsored Child United States
Aug 6, 2014 -

Praying for someone is one of the most powerful, loving things you can do for them. Did you know that your sponsored child prays for you?