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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.

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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The Chicken Challenge

Dear Kidstown Friends, Northeast Romania is beautiful: gently rolling hills, lush forests, narrow tracts of corn, wheat, or berries, and small, picturesque villages tucked away here and there adjacent to the winding road. It is in one of these little

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Orphan to Orphan

Dear Kidstown Friends, Meet Vasile. He is one of our orphanage directors in Romania. Not only is he a committed Christian and father-figure to over a dozen orphans, he also has a unique story which I think you’ll like to

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Shaken and Unshakable

We live in a world of uncertainties. Uncertain political situations. Uncertain economics. Uncertainties in the natural realm, such as the earthquakes in Nepal. Life is full of uncertainties. And yet, in the midst of all these, there is One who

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Video from Nepal

Dear Kidstown Friends, A short video for your viewing, from the on-the-ground in Kathmandu, Nepal. Thanks for caring and praying for the people of Nepal.

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Saved by a Ladder

Dear Kidstown Friends, It was about 11:00 pm. I had just fallen asleep after travelling from the Middle-East to Nepal when I was roused from my slumber by a magnitude 5.0 tremor which had set my room to rocking. I

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Headed to Nepal

Dear Kidstown Friends, Many of you have followed the recent tragic events in Nepal, have expressed concern, have lifted this country and its people up in prayer, and have generously given so that we can assist in the relief and

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7.3 Aftershock Hits Nepal

According to news sources as well as our on-the-ground source in Kathmandu, this small Himalayan country is once again scurrying into the streets in a state of panic after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal at about 12pm local (Nepal)

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Nepal after 12 days

Dear Kidstown Friends, It has been nearly 12 days since the devastating earthquake rocked the small Himalayan nation of Nepal. Its effects have been widespread and have greatly affected life, and will continue to do so for months (and even

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