Kidstown International

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At Kidstown, we want to stay connected with our donors and sponsors. Here you’ll find our newsletters, info about fundraising events, and the latest news about the countries we are working in.

Our Last Day in Nepal

Our last day in Nepal and we have visited children all over the country. Each visit is filled with the faces of children that have come from difficult situations most of us can hardly imagine.

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KI welcomes new Director

About seven weeks ago we informed you that Kidstown was in a time of transition. I am pleased to inform you that things are going well! This is evidence of God’s grace. Central to this process, of course, is the

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Practical Christianity

“For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat; I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink; I was a stranger and you invited me in; I was naked and you clothed me; I was sick

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I will not!

For those of you who have been to India, or have read about it, you know that it is a country filled with diversity. The plains of Tamil Nadu, the endless rice fields of Andhra, the rolling hills of Orissa,

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News Article – Romania Kids

About a month ago one of our teams spent a week in Romania – learning about the country and culture, visiting several Kidstown-supported orphanages, and sadly, witnessing some of the environments out of which our orphans have come. Accompanying this

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The Unsung Heroes

Orphan ministry takes special people with a special calling. People who are willing to give up the “normal” life and live the “outward-focused” life that we spoke of a couple of days ago. It takes people who are willing to

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Having an “Others” Mindset

While in-transit very early this morning at the Shanghai airport, I exchanged a few words with a Swiss-Canadian man that was, like me, headed to Calcutta. He has not been to India for about 25 years, and we briefly talked

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A Day of Extreme Contrasts

Our morning began as usual for our Romania team with a bountiful breakfast at the hotel. I am amazed with the fruit and fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and cheese. We fill ourselves to the point of satisfied fullness. Soon we are

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Staying Focused

If you’re like me, there are times when life seems to weigh heavy, when the valleys seem more than the peaks, when discouragement seems to eclipse joy. It’s during these times that we can lose focus. Focus of what’s important.

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Praying for our Kids

Dear Kidstown Friends, We have the opportunity not only to help our orphans in practical ways, but also to pray for them. God can do far more than we can ask or imagine (Ephesians 3:20) and He beckons us to

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A Cave and a Bottlecap

Over the last two weeks I’ve had the opportunity to visit 16 orphanages in Nepal and Romania. The countries are different, the languages are different, the food is different. But ironically, many of the stories are the same. The stories

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