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Category Archives : News

Unbearable Thirst July 1, 2021

Unbearable Thirst

Bridget is 14 years old and has 3 little sisters. Her father abandoned them, but her mother works hard to take care of her family. They live in one small room, which they rent. Bridget is a wonderful help to her mother. She makes the hour-long trip to the open well for the family’s daily supply of water, and often takes care of baby Brenda so that mom can go to work. Her family attends the local church and Bridget loves being a part of the singing, dancing, and drama group there, while her mother serves as an usher.

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Every Sip is a Gamble June 18, 2021

Every Sip is a Gamble

Did you know that there are hundreds of children who are currently drinking dirty water? The numbers are staggering.

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Before and After: The Difference a Water Filter Makes June 11, 2021

Before and After: The Difference a Water Filter Makes

One of life’s simple pleasures is enjoying a cool, refreshing glass of water on a hot summer day. In Kenya, where 13-year-old Miriam lives, there is no shortage of hot days, but the fresh water is much harder to come by. But with the gift of a household water filter, Miriam can also enjoy safe drinking water, any time she wants… and what a difference that makes in her life!

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Water is Life June 1, 2021

Water is Life

All of us know that water is life. We cannot live without it, and if we do not drink enough, our bodies are quickly run down and consumed with finding more.

But how often do we forget to acknowledge how desperately we need our dose of Living Water every day, to truly live? If we ignore our thirst for too long, it begins to consume our lives, as we desperately search for something that will satisfy.

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Sharing the Joy of Easter May 10, 2021

Sharing the Joy of Easter

Do you have a favorite t-shirt? Does it happen to say “He is Risen” on it? If it does, you now match with thousands of kids in Childcare Worldwide’s programs. Ever since our Easter celebrations with them, they’ve been sporting their new t-shirts, a great visual representation of the lasting impact Christ’s resurrection has for each child.

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There’s No Place Like Home May 3, 2021

There’s No Place Like Home

Sometimes our sponsored children and their families need more than just food, water, and education. Sometimes their living situation is so dangerous that, without a secure place to live, it is unlikely they will be able to break the cycle of poverty. In these extreme cases, our donors have stepped up and decided to build new homes for these children and their families.

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Prayer Update: Life Centers April 1, 2021

Prayer Update: Life Centers

Will you join us in praying for our Life Centers around the world? We could use prayer over the next few weeks especially! (more…)

A Day in the Life of a Life Center Student March 16, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Life Center Student

Around the world, our Life Centers are starting to open back up, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome children back! As a fun way to celebrate, let’s take a look at a typical day for a Life Center student:

It’s Saturday morning and you wake up excited because today is Life Center day – your favorite day of the week! You hurry to get ready. After a quick breakfast, you wave goodbye to mom, and skip down the road.

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Inspiration for Your Next Virtual Gathering March 2, 2021

Inspiration for Your Next Virtual Gathering

Are you getting a little tired of zoom meetings and online gatherings? We’re all anxious to get back to in-person connections, but today’s story might remind you to appreciate that online get togethers are an option!

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Meet the Fundraising Staff February 12, 2021

Meet the Fundraising Staff

Every time you read a Childcare Worldwide blog, order from a gift catalog, or open a letter that shares the impact your gifts have on the lives of children in need, you have interacted with our amazing Fundraising Team. This highly motivated trio is dedicated to finding the greatest needs of our children around the world and connecting those needs with caring people like you. And the best part? They do it all with a smile, knowing they are helping to change the future of thousands of children as they partner side by side with our donors. 

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