Former sponsored child Shirly Alvarado lives in one of the impoverished zones at the margins of Guatemala City. Her community was formed by people termed “land invaders.” It’s a negative phrase that hits close to home: Shirly’s father had to become an “invader” – or squatter – when they didn’t have another place to live.
The Aflatoun Program Teaches Children and Youth in Little Rock Skills They Can Use to Overcome Economic Challenges
Kansas City, MO, January 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In January, Children International in Little Rock, Arkansas, launched the first Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education program in the United States. Through financial literacy and awareness, Aflatoun, which has been in existence as a global organization since 2005, equips children and youth with skills they can use to help overcome the economic challenges they have faced growing up.
There’s a powerful narrative being told about the world’s food system — in classrooms, boardrooms, foundations and the halls of government around the world. It’s everywhere. And it makes complete sense when you listen to it. The problem is, it’s mostly based on flawed assumptions.
School Feeding Programs in Zambia Help Improve School Attendance While Meeting Nutritional Needs
Kansas City, MO, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from schools in Lusaka, Zambia, gathered at a joyful ceremony in Kanyama to thank Children International and Children International sponsors for the assistance their students have received through the School Feeding Program.