international day of the african child It is true that African children face a myriad of challenges as they grow up. But what is also true about African children is: they love, play, learn, hope, dream, pray — they live!

You can also view the Africa’s Children video on YouTube.

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  1. Jun 16, 2012
    at 6:25 am

    I recently returned from two weeks in Kenya, and I can tell you from experience that African children are precious! (But aren’t they all?)

    African children certainly do face challenges that most of us in America will never face. Please consider sponsoring a child in Africa-it will make all the difference!

  2. Ruth
    Jun 16, 2012
    at 10:23 pm

    Beautiful video! I love watching videos of children like this.

    When I first started to sponsor children 31 years ago, I tended to pick children from India. In the last decade or so, God has put in my heart to sponsor African girls – teenagers mostly. Doesn’t actually matter whom I sponsor or where they are from, sponsorship has been a huge blessing to ME as much as those who are sponsored. I want to keep sponsoring for life!

    • JOANN
      Jul 7, 2012
      at 3:48 pm

      Dear Ruth, I was 15 yrs. old when I first sponsored a child. she was from India . I am well into my 50 s now and like you I think God has laid Africa on my heart. My beautiful girls are being raised by grandmothers or step families. From Tanzania to Rwanda and Burkina Faso. I tell them in every letter/card sent how grateful I am to be a part of their lives. What a Blessing God has given us.

  3. Jun 17, 2012
    at 2:15 pm

    es muy importante como Dios se manifiesta en cada niño y ellos hacen la diferencia hace poco en nicaragua estuvo un hermano de uganda y es lindo escuchar todo lo que sucede en esos lugares Dios le bendiga

  4. Stephanie Green
    Jun 18, 2012
    at 8:26 pm

    That video gives me great hope :-)

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