“Nothing ever lasts forever,” the old saying goes. I find this applies to all kinds of things in life. So, as we celebrate ChildFund’s 75th year, I am mindful that not all nonprofits and for-profit companies have longevity.
The work ChildFund started a decade ago – assisting with the integration of the thousands of ex-combatants after the country’s long and painful civil war by providing them access to credit to start new businesses and new lives – has not only been sustained, it is also thriving.
“Our work is to prepare #children and youth so that in a few years they will be able to run this center by themselves,” Betty says. “They are the future, and we are achieving it.” #Bolivia www.childfund.org
ChildFund’s Zambian office recently celebrated two important anniversaries, the national office’s 30th and ChildFund’s 75th, with an event for children, community members and local and national leaders.
After working for almost 20 years in developing countries and visiting dozens more over the past 30 years, I’ve met people from many different cultures and backgrounds and discussed all sorts of things.From these many conversations, I’ve concluded a few things about people — regardless of where they live. #ChildFund #children #diversity #help www.childfund.org