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2019: You’ve helped plant LIVING hope!

2019 Country Updates

It’s a wonderful thing to restore hope in the life of a child…read our Country Directors’ summaries of how you’re planting living hope for each one this year!

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ…” 1 Pet. 1:3 (NIV)

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“What has encouraged you about Kids Alive during the past six months?”

By Matt Parker | July 11, 2017

This was the question that I was asked recently by a passionate Kids Alive supporter. And as I responded, I …

“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”

By Matt Parker | March 27, 2017

My wife, Mel, and I served with Kids Alive as missionaries in Lebanon for twelve years. We had some wonderful …

A country brought to its knees and the God who cares…

By Matt Parker | March 9, 2017

I was waiting in an airport departure lounge to board a plane when the email landed in my inbox. It …

Crossing the line from despair to hope…

By Matt Parker | February 20, 2017

You step across the railway line to get into the Misisi slum in Lusaka, Zambia. And when you cross the …

Here’s what “thriving” looks like in Kenya!

By Matt Parker | February 7, 2017

Being an organization that is “growing and thriving” is one of Kids Alive’s three core commitments as we enter our …

Shining God’s love in the darkness

By Matt Parker | January 17, 2017

We live in an increasingly fragile and unstable world. According to the UN, almost 93 million people in 33 countries …

Benson – committed to reinvestment!

By Matt Parker | July 25, 2016

“My life before I came to Kids Alive was miserable.” Benson’s early memories are full of heartache and pain. He …

Dark days in Sudan need the light of Christ

By Matt Parker | July 13, 2016

Just over three years ago, at the beginning of 2013, while visiting Juba in South Sudan, I met with a …

God is present, even when we can’t be…

By Matt Parker | July 5, 2016

This week, I had planned to be with the children at our Good Shepherd Home in the town of Wau …

The amazing God of grace and hope

By Matt Parker | April 11, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a morning back in the classroom. The setting was an International Studies class …

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