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Child Sponsorship

What a child in Cambodia taught me

Lynn M. Croneberger | Posted 03.22.2017 | Impact
Lynn M. Croneberger

I first met 3-year-old Arun on my recent visit to our SOS Children's Villages in Cambodia. After spotting me, the cheerful boy smiled and began to mim...

Give the Gift of Hope This Holiday Season

MeiMei Fox | Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

My family has vowed to practice "experiential Christmases" for the past decade. We try to avoid giving each other material gifts, but instead focus on being together. This year, I am giving my two nieces, ages 6 and 3, the gift of the sponsorship of a HOPE child.

Defeating Malaria to Defend Dreams

Tasha Chambers | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Tasha Chambers

Three months ago, I shared a story about a Ugandan girl -- Christine Akullo -- who was preparing to compete in the Paralympics in London. The events for which Christine had trained so hard went on without her, because she suddenly became ill with malaria.

Meeting The Children I Sponsor In Uganda

David Levis | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
David Levis

To say that my trip to Uganda was life-changing would be too simplistic. After traveling from California half way around the world to meet our sponsor...

Sponsoring Prosper

Zach Grossman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Zach Grossman

This entry is part of a contest by HuffPost Books and The Buried Life. Click here to read more about it. I started sponsoring Prosper in February of...

Support Children In Need: Change The World One Child At A Time

John G. Iberle | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
John G. Iberle

An estimated 100 million children live in the streets in the world today. That number is close to the entire population of Mexico. What if these child...

"Sponsor a Child" Is More Than Just a Popular Strategy to End Poverty -- It's a Deliberate, Long-Term Approach

Mark Hanlon | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Mark Hanlon

There are discernable outcomes when a child is known, loved and protected out of the cycle of poverty.

Haitian-American Professionals Returning to Haiti to Help Post-Quake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

Haitian-Americans are becoming increasingly vital to the reconstruction of Haiti. I accompanied several back to their native land last week to work w...

OIWW Madagascar Builds Home for Orphans - with Violins

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

I am pleased to announce the formation of the newest chapter of Orphans International Worldwide: OIWW-Madagascar Orphelinat St-Paul, being built just ...

Haitian Leadership Mentoring Program for Orphans Growing in Leogane

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

There is no reason for Haiti to be a hell hole. It has abundant and beautiful natural resources, an incredible and indomitable people, and is only tw...