A Triumphant Entry: Clean Water Comes to Merveille’s Neighborhood

Merveille fills her jug with clean water

Merveille, age 12, and her family used to collect drinking water from the murky waters of a local brook. As a result, Merveille often got sick from the contaminated water.

“I suffered bellyaches because of the bad water qualities, and




Give a CovCares Gift for CKC This Christmas

Post a Comment » Written on November 27th, 2017     
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As Christmas approaches, take a moment to explore the new CovenantCares Gift Guide and consider what gift you could give to walk with our brothers and sisters in Congo (and around the world!).

Through CovCares, you can support many of




Get Ready for the Global 6k!

Every day, women and children in Congo walk through intense heat to collect contaminated water that could make them sick. This year, you can come alongside our sisters and brothers there – to walk the Global 6k in solidarity, while




CKC Sponsored Child Saverine Learns Reading Skills

Photo by World Vision

At her home, Saverine has created a reading board. She loves teaching her brothers and sisters what she’s learning about reading and writing. Saverine is 12 years old, and she recently learned how to read through




Check out the New CKC Hope Sunday Kit

This is a wonderful time to engage in CKC, offer an update from Congo, and share the beautiful opportunity to sponsor a child. Covenant Kids Congo just released a brand new Hope Sunday Kit that makes planning an event easy.




Covenanters Run in Record Heat to Benefit CKC

By Stan Friedman, as featured in the Covenant Newswire

Covenant Offices employees who ran the Chicago Half-Marathon amid sweltering record-breaking heat on Sunday said they gained an even greater appreciation of the need for clean water wells in Gemena, Democratic




How the Young People’s Parliament Advocates for Children’s Rights

Young People's Parliament

On a hot afternoon in June, kids ages 10 to 17 gathered in a classroom in Gemena, DR Congo for a plenary session of the Young People’s Parliament. They sat around desks and discussed issues pertaining to children’s rights in




My Visit to Congo: Dean’s Experience

Post a Comment » Written on August 18th, 2017     
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Dean Honnette is the senior pastor of Hope Center Covenant Church in Pleasant Hill, California. He recently traveled to DR Congo on a CKC Pastoral Vision Trip. These are his reflections on the experience.

Dean meets Saverine, his sponsored child.




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,