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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!

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A story by C.R. Roberts. It’s late afternoon in the village of Plopenii Mici 20 kilometers outside the city of Botosani in Northeast Romania. I have seen the look on the face of this man many times in other places,

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Meet Nuthaki from India

It was on the streets of India that a young girl was found struggling to fend for life. She was covered with trauma and fear. Coming from an abusive household with the loss of her father, there was no hope

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A Sponsor’s Perspective

“Let’s see…to me it is a very simple way to help another human.” Being a sponsor may seem like a small or insignificant act, but as every child on the other side of it knows, it is in fact a

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Meet Monika from India

The city of Kolkata, India is a sprawling mass of dense streets, smog, vehicles, and people living out their lives. Many people who are born in Kolkata may never leave the city during their life. New York has a population

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Update from Kidstown Homes

New ways of learning, new ways of fellowship, new ways of playing, our homes are trying whatever they need to keep spirits high! ROMANIA As the country of Romania begins to reopen, the children are free to run into the

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Meet Abhijel from India

The amount of people living in India is hard to fathom – nearly 1.4 billion people call India home, and the population continues to rise steadily. That’s 1.4 billion unique stories, unique personalities, and unique lives. Many of these are

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Meet Upendar from India

The children that Kidstown sponsors come from a wide range of backgrounds. While some children are orphans who have lost both parents, others have been neglected or abandoned by their families. Upendar’s parents are both alive, but they were not

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Into the Romanian Countryside

A story by C.R. Roberts. Realizing that their children might have economic value — farm labor or worse — the parents of this family have removed their children from the care of a Kidstown home. Still, a donor sends financial

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Meet Ioana

Ioana was abandoned by both of her parents. After her mother left their family with another man, her father gave up on caring for his five children. He left Romania completely, leaving the children on their own. In normal circumstances,

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Record Category 4 Cyclone in India

This week the West Bengal region of India was hit by a record breaking category 4 cyclone. The devastating winds and rain cause severe flooding and damage. The storm hit at a difficult time, as coronavirus infections continue to rise

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Raghav’s Hope

Recently, a Kidstown supported children’s home in India sent an update on how they are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. At the end of the report, the home leader mentioned a child named Raghav. Raghav came to the children’s home

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