volunteering abroad, voluntourism Why is it important? Good intentions are not enough. Sometimes without realising it, we do things that inadvertently put children at risk of harm. UNICEF estimates that approximately 80% of children living in residential care are not infact orphans. Supporting these institutions can encourage the separation of children from their families. Dalit Freedom Network: End Dalit Trafficking, Make Slavery History All donations to the Children’s Education Fund will be MATCHED this Spring Season! Donate Today The Solution: Community Transformation DFN began in 2002 in response to the plea of Dalit leaders: "Educate our children!" Today a freedom movement is advancing all over India through Dalit Education Centers, where Dalit children learn English and are taught the values of freedom, equality and human dignity.
Group Trips Upcoming Tours We are always working on keeping our tours new and exciting! Please see the list of upcoming tours, as well as the date to watch for each tour to be open for registration. Major Earthquake Strikes Near Coast of El Salvador and Nicaragua, Killing One; Tsunami Warning Prompts Evacuations A major earthquake struck just off the Pacific coast of Central America Monday night, killing one person and prompting fears of a tsunami along the Pacific coast of Central America. Evacuations were ordered for at least two coastal communities in Nicaragua, and authorities in El Salvador were also on high alert for earthquake damage and the potential for a tsunami. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude-7.3 temblor struck offshore about 42 miles west of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua, at 9:51 p.m. local time (11:51 p.m. EDT). The epicenter was also within 55 miles of the coast of neighboring El Salvador.
Plan Postbox - Plan UK - Write to your sponsored child Writing to your sponsored child is a great way to build a strong connection, and children often tell us how excited they are to hear from their sponsor. With Plan Postbox, our online letter writing service, you can create a colourful letter or if you only have a few seconds to spare you can send a quick postcard instead. Please note that Plan Postbox is not yet available through our mobile website. Select one of the options below to start writing. Feed The Children: Help Feed Hungry Children Fazoli’s and Feed The Children, have come together for the 2013 Fazoli’s Breadstick Tour, making stops in 22 cities to raise awareness of, and funds for, childhood hunger. Learn more » For more than nine years, Feed The Children & AVON have partnered to empower the lives of American women, providing them with confidence and support. This year alone, more than 60,000 women received help through our programs. Learn more » Feed The Children is proud to receive the inaugural "Office Depot Foundation Collaboration Award" and to be a part of the Office Depot Foundation Weekend in Boca V Leadership Symposium.
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Traditional Food The Nicaraguan culinary art dates back to the pre-Colombian times, as you can tell by the names of the most known plates. Back then, during colonial times, the peculiar, creative, and varied Creole menu was the result of the union of these two races. In this type of food, ranging from soups and meats to a diversity of sweets, interesting ingredients are used. Contacting Your Sponsored Child Letter Writing Writing to your sponsored child is not compulsory; however hearing from sponsors is very meaningful to sponsored children. It boosts their self-esteem and so much more.