Sports Programs Help Children Develop Important Life Skills and Empower Them to Break the Cycle of Poverty
KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The University of Kansas Sport and Exercise Psychology Lab (KUSEPL) and Children International (CI) have partnered to create a caring sports environment for kids in impoverished communities. A coaches’ clinic was held in Guatemala earlier this year where CI staff and volunteers were taught how to utilize sport psychology theory to make their Sports for Development program even more effective.
The Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center Will Benefit Nearly 12,000 Children and Youth
KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Dave Cormack, the president and chief executive officer of the healthcare software provider Brightree, and his family were lead donors in the construction of the new Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center in Cartagena, Colombia. The centers were inaugurated earlier this summer and will benefit nearly 12,000 children and youth.
Right now one-third of young people around the globe, between the ages of 15 and 29, aren’t in school or in the workforce. What are the factors driving this unemployment crisis, and what could help address it?
Children International Gives Kids Access to the Basic Tools They Need to Succeed
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Facts About Global Poverty and Empowerment
Empowering kids is a big part of what Children International does. But what does it mean? Giving kids access to the basic tools they need to succeed. Instilling in them confidence that they can break free from poverty. Building them into engaged citizens of their communities. To name just a few, of course!
Did you know that worldwide, 2 billion people are without any kind of bank account?
Children International Is Focused on Ending Poverty by Helping Children and Youth
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Global Poverty Facts
How does health impact poverty? Does a lack of education cause poverty, or does poverty create a lack of access to education? And can poor health impact education, too? Yeah, it gets complicated. Cause and effect can be difficult to pin down. In reality, all of these challenges are intertwined.
The CI and TOMS’ partnership began in 2013 resulting in millions of pairs of shoes being given to kids in need.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ As the annual event One Day Without Shoes approaches, Children International is celebrating giving nearly 3 million pairs of shoes to kids in need and three years as a TOMS Giving Partner.
I am Emerson Latigay, a proud Children International graduate. Today, I am 24 and work at the CI field office in the Bicol region in a position I love. This is my story of survival amidst the difficult circumstances in life.