Kidstown International

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.

Meet Katalin from Romania

Katalin is known by Katika by everyone in her life. She is an only child and was found in the woods with her mother and uncle. They were both mentally handicapped and working as farmers. Katika was not receiving any

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Meet Hoipineo from India

Hoipineo arrived at her orphanage in 2012. Her mother had heard about the home and decided it was the best option. Her mother had been seriously struggling to take care of her 4 children. Back in 2008, when Hoipineo was

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Meet Angyalka from Romania

Consider Angyalka, now 14, born into a family finally of six children with the mother gone, the father jailed, the children alone in a house that was once a house of two small rooms but by the time she knew

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Meet Evelin from Romania

Evelin was born in Romania in 2007 without a father and to a mother who was very ill, as well as schizophrenic. Evelin did not receive the care that all young children ought to have, and that only increased when

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Meet Kimali from India

Kimali is a story of restoration and hope. She has been living at a home we support in India for some time now. She was originally brought to the home by her grandfather when she was four years old, along

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Meet Bishnu from Nepal

In 2015, Nepal was victim to many floods and landslides, including in the village where Bishnu lived with his family. A child Kidstown International supports in Nepal. Here is his message: “My name is Bishnu. I am now 14 years

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The Sower, the Seed, and Starbucks

Dear Kidstown Friends, The time in Romania is coming to a close. Seven of us have had the opportunity to see and experience amazing things: some encouraging, some heart-breaking, and some clear evidence of a God at work. It is

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Orphan in India May Go Far!

Kola comes from a background of poverty. God had other plans for her, however, and a few years ago she came to live in a Christian orphanage in India. Here she received love and care, her needs were met, she

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Miracles Happen!

Eszter is the director of the Emmaus Home orphanage in Bogata, Romania. She tells an amazing story of family reunification. Five years ago, the parents of Istvan and Kinga Santa were alcoholics. The dad came to Eszter’s father-in-law and told

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Orphan Selected for Scholarship

Catalina is a young lady who lives in the Casa Sperantei orphanage in Timisoara, Romania. She, along with two of her brothers, came to live in the Casa Sperantei in 1995 after their mother died. Catalina comes from a family

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From Tragedy to Home

Magdolna and Adorjan are two children who live in the Alesd Home orphanage in Northwestern Romania. They have lived in this home for many years now. Both of their parents are deceased. Magdolna and Adorjan witnessed their father’s self-inflicted death

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