Who would have imagined a boy from a small, agricultural community in southern Cochabamba would become an important member of the Bolivian president’s Cabinet?Continue Reading ›
“La Abeja que Recapacitó” or, “The Bee That Thought Things Over” by Carlos Carrera is a fable from Ecuador. How is this fable like the ones you heard growing up?Continue Reading ›
There are places so poor and forgotten — children of all ages without prospects and without hope of a better life, or at least a different one — that it would bring an ache to your heart.
Jeff Arnold is the eyes and ears for sponsors through video and photography. He travels to each country we work in to get stories of sponsored children.
How do you abandon a child to poverty when you’ve looked right into the begging whites of his eyes?
In the dump, hills of garbage are the landscape. People hidden behind these hills share this landfill with vultures and fight them for the food.
Jeyson is a 15-year-old living in Ecuador. He’d like to share what a day in his life looks like.
What is life like for a school-age girl like Ingrid living in Colombia?
Although Jessica had always been among the top students in her class, she had no option but to become a street vendor after finishing high school. Today, she is a Public Prosecutor.
Sami Cone’s children wanted to be a part of a sponsored child’s life, but not just any child, a child their age that they could start to relate to on at least some level. They wanted to feel like they were making a difference. They wanted to learn how to put feet to their faith.
If you have a sponsored child in Brazil, or even if you don’t, Cachorro Quente aka Brazilian Hot Dogs is a fun recipe to try.