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Coming to Be

We don’t come to DO, we come to BE.

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Those Pesky Mosquitoes! May 2018 Updates

“If you think you are too small to make a difference…try sleeping with a mosquito in the room!” Ouch! I’ve been there. Done that. Glad my malaria medicine was working. BUT for many people they have no medicines and every 30 seconds a child dies from a mosquito bite! Tragic. Standing with our global partners…

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When I Grow Up News April 2018
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Latest Updates from our Global Partners – April 2018

At When I Grow Up, we exist to ensure no child in the world needs to live in extreme poverty. We do this through behaving with relational intelligence, dedication and valuing meaningful relationships with our global partners. Our action focuses on raising resources for funding and friendship to share with our global partners who are…

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The Future Depends on What We Do in the Present

The words of Mahatma Gandhi are poignant: “The future depends on what we do in the present.” All of us want to live in a world where there is no injustice, and every child has the opportunities they need to succeed. Where there are no slums. Join the movement, and make a difference today for…

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Duh! Moments

We’ve all had those moments when we just go, “DUH!” And sometimes those moments bring us to a realization that there’s a lot more we could be doing to help those living in extreme poverty!

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Kickin’ For Kenya 2018

March 10th, 2018 Sidewinder Field 18353 Grangeville Blvd, Lemoore, CA 93245 Schedule: Ages 4-6 1:00pm – 2:00pm Ages 7-10 1:00pm – 3:00pm For prices and to register, visit: https://svcc.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/108738

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The Poor Know How To Fish

Why “If you teach a man to fish…” is a terrible metaphor for the poor.

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How’s Your Faith?

There’s a line that says “What we do about the things we believe is where we are in our faith.” So where are you in your faith?

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Feed a Child

One out of nine human beings live in a state of constant hunger. Yet for just 25 cents a day, our partners at Furaha Primary School are able to put food in the belly of a child, giving them the fuel and energy to live, to learn, and to be a kid. Join the movement.

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Back to School Special: Project Literature

In Low-Income Countries (LIC) most schools don’t have textbooks. Most schools and communities do not have libraries. Most children, most families have never owned a book. To help empower the children we stand with we are committed to helping them have access to school textbooks and reading books. Sadly, textbooks, even in LIC’s, are not…

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