10.06.2014

Meet Judah


Isn't he adorable!  I can't begin to understand what it feels like to have an extremely ill child.  A child that without the wonders of modern medicine would be likely to die.  Lucky for Judah and his family, he lived in a country where all the things that he needed were available.

And something that is even harder to comprehend? What if your child was in Judah's position but you lived in a poverty stricken area of the world.  An area where modern medicine and treatment are completely our of your reach.  

In poverty stricken countries, children die everyday from diseases that could be prevented and treated. In poverty stricken countries, children die everyday from diseases that could be prevented and treated. Almost 19, 000 children under the age of five die every day from diseases that are preventable and treatable.  Those killers include pneumonia, which contributes to 18% of deaths in children under five, and diarrhea, which is responsible for 11%.

But there is something that you can do to help prevent the parents of these children from being helpless in the fight for life.  By sponsoring a child through Compassion International, you not only give these children the feeling that someone out there cares about them, but also the needed health care to survive.  

For $38 a month, you can help provide:  Ongoing Christian training, educational opportunities, treatment and health training, development of self-confidence and social skills, and key life skills and vocational programs.  

You can click here to find out more and sign up.  You can search for a child by country, age, birthday, or sex.  We decided on a little boy with a birthday a few days after Taft's.  So - they are both 6.  And Mohamma lives in Sri Lanka.  This way they have some things in common with likes and dislikes.  It is great to get a letter from Mohomad! 

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