Meet some of the children – the reason we do what we do! One child at a time…

Meet Felix

When you visit Kisumu SOS House 3 in Kenya, you will notice Felix who stands out as one of the tallest boys. He is soft spoken yet quick with energy. With his warm yet...

Meet Stephanie

Stephanie was well on the way to becoming “just another statistic.” Her father had been incarcerated. Two of her relatives had abused her. She was in high school and pregnant. Stephanie now has three...

Meet DeShawn

DeShawn, a participant in our No More Victims (NMVI) program, has come a long way since he joined the group. He recently shared with his peers that he had been beaten, homeless, with few...

Meet Stefan

Stefan is a two year old boy, who is very intelligent and unbelievably cute. He speaks Serbian and has already acquired at least 20 English words. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth...

Meet Maria

Maria is just thirteen years old, yet she takes responsibility for the life she faces. Her father is an alcoholic who drinks every day and her mother is absent, working seven days a week...

Meet Jelena

Jelena is an 8 year old girl who lives in a small village near Sopot, Serbia. She was born without hands. She lives with her parents, brother, sister and grandfather in a space not...

Meet John

John and his sister Peninah lost both parents and were left under the care of their aging grandmother whose flow of income was minimal.  This made it difficult for them to survive and be...

Meet Bernard

Meet one of our sweet COCI Kids. Bernard is 4 years old. His mother died while his father was in police custody for criminal charges. He had been under the custody of his aged widowed...