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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 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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Recent News from India

During the past few months the world has been focused on the COVID-19 crisis, and here at Kidstown we’ve been focusing on how our homes and children are dealing with the crisis. However, things continue to happen around the world

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Garlands of Golden Marigolds

A story by C.R. Roberts. This is what I learned one day in Nepal. One day, and three little stories. – AMIR – The home leader thinks Amir is 6. He isn’t sure. The boy was left by his parents

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Together We Give #GivingTuesdayNow

Our sponsors and donors are what allow us to do what we do. In this time of uncertainty, generosity can bring the whole world together. That’s the idea behind the #GivingTuesdayNow movement. Organizations from all over the world are asking

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