Meet Justin and Read the Summer 2017 CKC Report

4 comments Written on July 26th, 2017     
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When you sponsor a child through Covenant Kids Congo, you become part of the transformation of an entire community. 28,000+ people in Gemena, DR Congo now have access to clean water. 131,815 children have received immunizations. These are just a …



Bokonzo Water System Serves Thousands

1 Comment » Written on July 20th, 2017     
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By Covenant missionary Pete Ekstrand

Bokonzo water kiosk

Recently I joined the Covenant Kids Congo team on their visit to the expanded and renewed Bokonzo water system. Thanks to CKC powered by World Vision for renewing this critical water source for the Bokonzo,




Mama Beatrice’s Story: Working Hard to Feed Her Family

In Mama Beatrice’s garden, she’s growing spinach and other greens. She learned how to farm these vegetables through a women’s agricultural group supported by Covenant Kids Congo. Her garden produces enough to feed her eight children, while also earning their




Water access adds unexpected benefits

Post a Comment » Written on April 17th, 2017     
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Mama YuYu at her home with her children

A nearby water kiosk holds more than the usual health, household, and education-related benefits for Mama YuYu and her family of seven.

Mama YuYu lives in Gemena, and has trained for and




Watch the New CKC Videos

See the transformation that’s happening in your sponsored child’s community – and share these videos with your church, so others can see, too! All six of these new videos can be downloaded from Vimeo and shared by your church.

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How to Host a Hope Sunday for Covenant Kids Congo

Photo by Gideon Tsang

Kids playing. Photo by Gideon Tsang.

Want to host a Hope Sunday for Covenant Kids Congo at your church? Follow these steps!

1. Sign up online at CovChurch.org/CovenantKidsCongo.

2. Review the CKC resources on our website. If you would




See the Impact: Read the New Covenant Kids Congo Report

Mama Sandra gets water from the kiosk near her home

Mama Sandra gets water from the kiosk near her home. Read more of Mama Sandra’s story in the new report.

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of impact you’re making when you sponsor a child through Covenant Kids Congo, read




Entering the Next Phase of Covenant Kids Congo

Kids waving in Congo

At the 2017 Midwinter conference, Evangelical Covenant Church President Gary Walter made a big announcement about Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision. CKC has surpassed our goal of 10,000 sponsorships, which includes acquired sponsorships and cash equivalencies.

“What’s




Two New Covenant Kids Congo Videos

Post a Comment » Written on December 28th, 2016     
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Step into your sponsored child’s world and see the change happening in their community. Watch these two brand new Covenant Kids Congo videos!

 

Women’s Agricultural Groups: In an area where malnutrition is very common, mothers are learning to grow




Crafting Cards for Kids in Congo: A CKC Letter-Writing Night

By Cindy Buettgen, Winnetka Covenant Church

Winnetka Covenant Church in Illinois recently held a Letter-Writing Night for their CKC sponsors. First, the church shared an update about Covenant Kids Congo, and then everyone broke out the creative supplies! Beautiful cards