Kidstown International

Stories of Hope

STORIES OF HOPE

Over the years, hundreds of children have passed through homes that Kidstown supports. Living in these homes have spared many children from a life of crushing poverty, abuse, or neglect. Simply having a family and friends, getting an education, and growing up with hope is much more than many children would otherwise have.

Would this Darkness Shift

Here on the streets of a crowded market. Bare feet running past a pair of lonely eyes. She sits in the midst of chaos, yet her world feels empty. She meets rejection around every corner, encouraging her rising feeling of

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A Growing List – C.R. Roberts Stories

A story by C.R. Roberts. The home leader arrives and he looks tired, for good reason. Government health inspectors were here this week and they issued a warning because the sour cream in the refrigerator was not labeled with a

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Her Path Out of Insecurity

The mission of Kidstown stands on the reality that there are children today with no home, no family, and no hope. We will not stand by as children are left alone on the streets of villages, free to be destroyed

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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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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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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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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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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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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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