Forty-four cents will cure a child in a developing country. It will also teach a child to love God by helping others.
The 44-Cent Cure Children’s Outreach Project offers kids the opportunity to help hundreds or thousands of children around the world by collecting coins.
Approximately 40% of the world’s children are affected by intestinal parasites, usually caused by dirty water and poor sanitation. Parasites affect a child’s development and cause hunger, nausea and lack of energy. In about 60,000 severe cases each year, they kill.
For Vacation Bible School mission projects, Bible clubs and Children’s ministries, the 44-Cent Cure Children’s Outreach Project gives children an opportunity to make a significant impact through hands-on experience, while teaching them compassion for other children around the world, especially those living in poverty.
The 44-Cent Cure Children’s Outreach Project includes:
For more information, or to order the 44-Cent Cure Children's Program, please contact Mark Lamb at (206) 546-7386 or (800) 755-5022, ext. 7386.
Ideally, World Concern would provide the 44-Cent Cure in every village with children who suffer from intestinal worms, but we can’t do it without your help.
Your compassion will mean that a child can live without worms.
It's a tremendous value, to change a child's life for the change in your pocket.
When kids collect coins, every penny counts toward another child being cured. It's easy for children to see how quickly they can make a difference as they watch their coin jar fill up!
More than 1/3 of the world's population suffers from worms, with the most intense infections in children and the poor. Infection can negatively impact all aspects of a child's development. Worms are often ingested as eggs through contaminated water. They grow in the intestines of their host and cause many problems.