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Kudakwashe’s story

written by Rachel Spoelstra (12 years old) Kudakwashe is a 26 year old young man. He is an orphan but he grew up with his aunt and uncle. In Zimbabwe where he lives, he has no electricity or running water. … Continue reading

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Does your son or daughter like to write?

We would love to involve some students in writing the stories for this website. We will send your child a form with questions and answers about a child from another country and then they will write a story. We will … Continue reading

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Prossy – Raise the Roof

This is a guest blog from an organization called Raise the Roof that works with children in Uganda. http://raisetheroofinc.org/ Proscovia, Prossy, is a 12-year-old girl in the country of Uganda.  Uganda is an Eastern African country.  Uganda is about the … Continue reading

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Getting Rich

This week we want to highlight a child born into poverty a few thousand years ago.  His parents had very little money but went a on long journey in order to pay their taxes as required by the law of … Continue reading

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Aorm’s story

***This story contains references to prostitution, please pre-screen the story and edit as needed for your child’s age. See alternate suggestions in parenthesis.*** Have you ever wished you didn’t have to go to school?  In a village in Thailand, you’ll … Continue reading

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26,000 Children

After reading “A Hole in Our Gospel” by Richard Stearns, I was struck that even the director of World Vision struggles to remember the plight of the poor when the routine of American life kicks in.  When we take a … Continue reading

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