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Shemeka – I Am Not a Mistake

The success of Children's Cup is certainly a result of efforts by those who have gone before us and those who continue to come alongside us. This includes people like you! Today we want to highlight and celebrate an incredible family who sponsors a sibling group in Belize. This family sponsors three siblings at our Port Loyola CarePoint and recently visited them. They ...
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6 FAQs About the New Economic Empowerment Program

How does Economic Empowerment fit into the holistic child development model? Children’s Cup focuses on five essential elements to ensure children develop into strong and thriving leaders in their communities. These five elements are food and water, medical care, education, discipleship and economic empowerment. We found that while the first four elements were impactful and essential, there was something missing. …

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Does Swaziland Need a Job Training Program?

In order to develop an effective Economic Empowerment program for Children’s Cup sponsored teens in Swaziland, it is imperative that we have the full support of the community and caretakers of sponsored children. Children’s Cup interviewed current sponsored students age 16 and over, former sponsored students that departed or graduated and caretakers of sponsored students. The interview process is an …

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The Local Church & Adopting a Village

In the past two weeks, we’ve introduced you to Temaswati and her sponsor, Carol. Today, you’ll get to hear how Carol’s church, Epic Church, has been impacted by sponsorship. In addition to individual child sponsorships, Children’s Cup links churches in the US with churches in the developing world. Partnering with Children’s Cup ignites a passion in your congregation, allowing transformation to take …

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The Sponsorship Model

It takes intentional investment in each child’s life AND in their community to grow world changers. Without intervention, many children face exploitation, malnutrition, and death. There are approximately 130 million orphaned and vulnerable children on earth. Today, we’ll show you a glimpse of the model we use to help see children’s lives transformed through child sponsorship! Children without proper adult care …

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Is Character That Important?

Since the beginning of the year, the Children’s Cup Economic Empowerment team has been conducting interviews with business owners in Swaziland. The purpose of these interviews is to determine the local market demand for labor, which will direct how develop a job training program. If we know the market needs, we can better equip Children’s Cup sponsored students to succeed …

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Exclusive Update from Ben Rodgers

Check out this exclusive update from ‘Cup Director, Ben Rodgers, as he introduces us to some of the incredible new ventures we are exploring as an organization. Your partnership is invaluable to us; without it we would not be able to do what we do. Would you prayerfully consider sowing a seed into the Dave Ohlerking Memorial  Education Fund to …

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Origin Stories: Communication In the Beginning

Susan Rodgers, ‘Cup co-founder Jean Ohlerking-Flower, and ‘Cup director, Ben Rodgers, tell us the story of how Children’s Cup communicated with its donors in the early days. Do you have a story about how Children’s Cup has changed your life over the past 25 years? We would love to hear it. Share your story in the comments below. Your partnership is …

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The Dave Ohlerking Memorial Education Fund

Many years ago God used a single encounter with a small child to awaken a very special man’s heart to the needs of hopeless children all across the world. Would you take a moment to remember with me? “I was wearing a freshly laundered light colored shirt, and the very dirty little homeless boy was jumping up on me begging …

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Origin Stories: How We Got Our Name

Susan Rodgers and ‘Cup co-founder Jean Ohlerking-Flower tell us the story of how Children’s Cup got its name so many years ago. Do you have a story about how Children’s Cup has changed your life over the past 25 years? We would love to hear it. Share your story in the comments below. Your partnership is invaluable to us; without …