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For this music teacher, the best gift is sharing the joy of giving.

Meet Kathy Simpson, a special teacher who uses ChildFund's Real Gifts Catalog to share the joy of giving with her students. ...

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Dec 22, 2023
Once a child bride, Enala steps into her power

Enala's life took a dark turn after she was married as a child in Zambia. Today, she's a living, breathing testament to the fact that it's never too late to start again. ....

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Dec 08, 2023
22 years later, a sponsor and her sponsored child finally meet

In 2001, Joan Palmquist missed a chance to meet Regina, her sponsored child in Zambia. In 2023, she wouldn't miss the chance again. ....

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Nov 22, 2023
Young people explain why connection is key to mental health

Science tells us that strong social connections are the foundation of mental health. This World Mental Health Day, hear what young people around the world have to say about children's mental health. ....

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Oct 09, 2023
Stop putting the responsibility on parents to keep kids safe online.

Parents' efforts alone are not enough to protect children from online sexual abuse and other harms. ChildFund's Erin Kennedy explains why. ....

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Sep 21, 2023
Protecting children online in Kenya

Children all over the world are being exploited at alarming rates by those who seek to circulate child sexual abuse materials (CSAM) on the internet. Learn about a new ChildFund program in Kenya that's working to protect children online. ....

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Sep 11, 2023