TRANSFORMED TOMORROW

STORIES FROM THE FIELD

Cambodia

Staff Training

May • 22 • 2018

Last Saturday May 19th, the staff and teachers from our three Cambodian after-school holistic child development centers called the Houses of Love, of Joy, and of Peace gathered together for training about child protection from abuse and trafficking. This is the first training session on this subject and many of the staff said they found […]

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Haiti

ACCESSIBLE EDUCATION FOR ALL

May • 17 • 2018

Jessome is a tiny, remote village in Western Haiti. A majority of the population depends on the subsistence agriculture- which means the rainy season brings crops but during the harder times of the year they only survive off of animals like cows, chickens, goats, or pigs. Before the ICCM school opened, children would have to […]

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Cambodia

KIDS SHOULD BE KIDS

May • 17 • 2018

The House of Love cares for about 130 children who are sponsored through ICCM and participate in a holistic development programs. Last week, these children went on an outing to a historical site associated with the Khmer Rouge regime so that they could learn more about the history of their culture. One of the children, […]

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Kenya

DREAMS CAN COME TRUE: a Sponsor Story

May • 01 • 2018

“I had sponsored Damaris since 2004, and have prayed for her without knowing what she was like, if she was loved or hungry or safe.. I just trusted my money was somehow making a positive change in her life. In one letter she mentioned that visitors from Canada had come to her school and she […]

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Philippines

IT WAS 2 WEEKS BEFORE I COULD FACE READING IT

Mar • 06 • 2018

While I was in the Philippines for ICCM’s Southeast Asia Listening Conference last month, my friend Mary was saving up newspapers for me. The Indianapolis Star had produced a 10-column series on child trafficking. Handing me the stack of papers she said, “I think the best thing I can do in response to these horrible realities is to sponsor […]

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