Kidstown International

Latest Stories


Our staff, donors, sponsors, and supporters all have stories to tell about the work Kidstown is doing. Explore the categories and posts below to read our stories and learn more!

Meet Vikram from India

So many people have lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 setbacks. But before there was a virus, India was already a difficult place to earn a living. Between a dense population and serious economic challenges, it can be very

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#Give38 on Giving Tuesday

“Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good.” This year, Kidstown is launching #Give38 on Giving Tuesday as a way for you to help cover the sponsor needs of a

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The Girl Who Couldn’t Walk

A story by C.R. Roberts. It’s tough to find a rainbow without being tested by the rain. Meet Andrea, age 3. “She’s our miracle girl,” says Gusti, one of my hosts at a Romanian countryside orphanage serving perhaps a dozen

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Too Early for Christmas?!

Forgive us for bringing up Christmas so early! We absolutely love how much our sponsors get involved with their children during Christmas. They love to give gifts and send money to children, and this is a huge blessing! Christmas is

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Running-The-Race Children’s Education Initiative

Did you know you can sponsor a child’s education? Our newest initiative is directed towards better funding our children’s educational costs! This includes: School fees Supplies Transportation And any other school expenses Education is an important factor in helping a

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Cultural Tech Gap

Guest Writer Chuck Valley, Executive Director of Kidstown International This week we highlight the thoughts of our Executive Director, Chuck Valley. He dwells upon the difference between how we in the states are experiencing the challenges of Covid compared to the

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Lasting Effects

The end of 2020 is in sight, but the lasting effects of this year are clearly seen in Romania, Nepal, and India. As these countries grapple with how to contain the virus and keep their citizens safe, our homes have

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Meet David from India

Meet David! David has lived at one of our supported homes since he was six years old! At that time, he was malnourished and weak as he was healing from tuberculosis. The home leaders were dedicated to helping him heal,

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Prayer Direction

We are so thankful for all of your prayers. We have seen God protecting our homes, and providing in beautiful ways for them. Thank you for staying connected with our homes during this season. Your support and concern for our

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Meet Török from Romania

It can be difficult to face the reality of the broken families found in Romania, but for Török, this was his reality. And beyond the family circle, the streets provide only further disruption and brokenness. You never wish for a

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Monsoons in Nepal as the Country begins Reopening

One thousand people displaced. Rising number of deaths and missing persons. Monsoon season has destroyed roads, homes, and communities. Rescue operations struggle to meet the need. Local school buildings and community centers have been turned into shelters for those who

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