Reflecting on the Meaning of Coffee in Ethiopia

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Coffee in Ethiopia is a twelve-hundred-year-old tradition, and when I had the privilege of experiencing the coffee ceremony at the home of someone with no electricity and no gas stove, I was transported back in time.

A Day In The Life

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A typical school day looks a little different in Samre, Ethiopia compared to a school day for a child in the United States.  A Typical School Day in Ethiopia for Maebel*, age 12 5:00 AM: The day begins. Maebel’s day begins when the sun rises.  5:15 AM: Travel 15 minutes each way for fresh water. The jerrycan Maebel fills […]

Education is Beyond A Desk

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“He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by giving him food and clothing.”  Deuteronomy 10:18 AGCI’s Education Sponsorship program offers hope and restoration to the vulnerable families we serve. But what really makes our Colombia Education Sponsorship program so different? In our Colombia Education Sponsorship program, education is beyond a desk. We meet […]

Why I Sponsor

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AGCI Sponsor and Advocate Rachael Cruthirds has sponsored with AGCI since 2016! She shared her experience as a sponsor with us.  “My sophomore year in college, I wanted to go on a mission trip. I found AGCI and was able to go on a mission trip to Bulgaria.  I really didn’t know what I was […]

What Sponsorship Means To Us

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The Affleck family sponsors three children through All God’s Children International—two girls through our Ethiopia Education Sponsorship program, and one girl through our Colombia Independence Sponsorship program.  We chatted with Brandy Affleck to learn more about what being a sponsor means to their family.  “As a Christmas gift for my daughters, we sponsored two sweet […]

Sponsoring With Gratitude

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“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them.” Hebrews 6:10 This verse is so essential to our understanding of what gratitude is! God calls us all to care for those in need and to show […]

Why Our Sponsorship Program Is Different

Why Are Sponsorship Program Is Different

AGCI’s Education Sponsorship program is truly life changing for the vulnerable children we serve. But what really makes our Colombia Education Sponsorship program so different? Essential Therapies All of the children enrolled in our Colombia Education Sponsorship program struggle with learning disabilities or behavioral issues that can make it difficult for them to excel in […]

Hope For Kids and Families

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AGCI’s Education Sponsorship program is truly life changing for the vulnerable children we serve. This month, we’re focusing on what makes our Colombia Education Sponsorship program so different and the amazing children and families that benefit from this program! Essential Therapies All of the children enrolled in our Colombia Education Sponsorship program struggle with learning […]

Love Is…

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be […]

How We Work: Prepare

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AGCI is committed to transforming lives through Independence programs that give older orphans the tools they need to thrive. We do this in two primary ways: Vocational Training and Education Through education and vocational training, we’re working to help orphans transition to independence, break the cycle of poverty, and create successful futures. These programs give […]