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Fruit Trees Will Bless Generations of Children Uganda
Oct 22, 2013 -

It was raining in Uganda, but that didn’t dampen the girls’ plans. As soon as class was dismissed, they ran out to a patch of land where a Venture Team from Southern California was working hard.

Thank You for the Soap! Dominican Republic
Oct 21, 2013 -

It's amazing the difference a bar of soap can make. 

Your Care Prepares Girls to Change their Country Malawi
The twins know that if they are well-educated, they'll be able to help others
Oct 18, 2013 -

It should have all gone wrong for Flora and Rabecca. The odds were stacked against the twin sisters when they were infants and their parents died. 

A Surprise from My Sponsored Child Malawi
I couldn't imagine leaving Malawi without sponsoring Chimwemwe
Oct 17, 2013 -

I had probably looked at those brown eyes more than a hundred times as I opened and closed my refrigerator door where his photo was clipped. Every single time, I thought about meeting Mphatso, the little boy I began sponsoring earlier this year. 

Give Life This Christmas: Feed a Malnourished Child Sierra Leone
Oct 15, 2013 -

Imagine if, instead of unwrapping a present this Christmas, you could save a life. 

The Sound of Happy Feet in Uganda Uganda
“For the first time, the dream of wearing strong leather shoes became a reality"
Oct 14, 2013 -

Shoes are very important to children in Africa. Without shoes, children are exposed to dangerous parasites and sharp objects that can cause serious wounds and infections. However, in Uganda shoes are often too expensive for families to buy for their children. 

Children Send God's Word Across the World United States
Oct 11, 2013 -

As soon as seventh-grader Dee walked into the church, he realized he’d forgotten something very important—the pile of coins he’d worked so hard to collect all week. 

Parents Learn to Read, to Help their Children Succeed Dominican Republic
Yaquelin (in yellow pants) proudly marches to her graduation ceremony
Oct 10, 2013 -

Yaquelin hid her face in embarrassment. She had to sign a form for her children at the clinic, but she was afraid she'd give away her secret by doing so. 

“Would You Like to Share My Lunch?” Sierra Leone
Oct 8, 2013 -

God started his work of transformation when Henry Tower was 12 years old, and Henry remembers it perfectly. He was walking through Marjay Town, on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, with his container of kerosene on his head when he saw Karim. 

The Twelve Days of Christmas, Gift One: Goats! Uganda
Oct 7, 2013 -

After his father died, Peter's family never had enough to eat. "My mother could only afford to buy beans and vegetables—but never meat," he says. Every Christmas, Peter's family would scrape together everything they had for a meal. "We would struggle to buy a little meat, but it was never enough."