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Photo Essay: School Day

Photo Essay: School Day

A typical school day for a Touch A Life child is a far cry from the days of forced labor that shadow the past. Dressed in neat uniforms, carrying school supplies and books in new backpacks, elementary and middle school students spend the day at a...

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How to Make Education Sponsorship Work

If you want to become an Education Sponsor for a Touch A Life child, but need some help with ideas for raising the $125 each month, here are some great ideas that our team has seen from our amazing donors.     For more on becoming an...

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Photo Essay: School Mornings in Kumasi

Photo Essay: School Mornings in Kumasi

It is Monday morning and school is on the mind of each child at the Touch A Life Care Center in Kumasi, Ghana. Photographer Nancy Borowick followed a group of Touch A Life kids as they prepared for a school day and boarded their bus to a private...

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Seven Children Who Need Sponsors

At the Touch A Life Care Center in Ghana, there are over 70 children who are given a safe and loving home, far from the dangers of trafficking and child labor. Our generous child sponsors commit each month to ensure that every child has housing,...

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Run and Give Back

    Over a year ago, Gisselle made the decision to run in the TCS New York City Marathon, her very first marathon race. As an encouraging gift, a friend sent her a subscription to Runner's World Magazine where Gisselle read an interview...

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The Corn Harvest

The Corn Harvest

Walking among his newly planted field of corn stalks, Mr. Morgan seems content. It was only six months ago that he and two farmhands planted a hearty variety of corn while a deep drought lingered over West Africa. There was some doubt whether a...

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Yoga Retreat for Trafficking Survivors

Touch A Life's core vision is to rescue, restore, and renew those who have been exploited. At our Care Center in Ghana, over 70 children gathered for three sessions of yoga combined with the rhythms of West African drums and dance. Led by Nana,...

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Life Lessons from Ghana

Today we are welcoming Jenna Harwell and Caitlin Phelps, students from Lipscomb University's Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program, to our blog. Jenna and Caitlin traveled to the Care Center in Ghana as part of Touch A Life's August team and...

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From Portugal with Love

Our incredible Education Sponsors, Filhos do Coração, sent a team from Portugal to visit the kids at our Care Center. Their mission was to spread joy and we are pretty sure they accomplished that! The Portuguese team brought clothing, shoes, school...

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Loving the Moment: Meeting Bernard

Amy Liddy, a long-time child sponsor and Touch A Life supporter traveled to the Care Center in August for the first time. During her time in Ghana she met Bernard, the child she has sponsored with her family for the past four and a half years. We...

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