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At Abenity, we are committed to serving those living in extreme poverty. It’s truly an honor to both give our members an advantage in the marketplace and at the same time offer our resources as a vehicle to support children across the globe suffering from the affects of poverty.

Since 2009 we have teamed with World Vision to sponsor children in Senegal, Africa. To learn more please visit our World Aid page and read about recent updates below.

Sponsored Kids – 2019 Progress Reports

Good morning, friends!  Over the last few days, I’ve received and opened around 200 letters from World Vision! These letters are the annual progress reports for each of our sponsored kids, so while it’s already quite the pile, I’m still expecting more. These progress reports list all the basics (name, age, health status, grade in school/if…

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Sponsored Kids – Meet Jean Francois Ngorkhanuel

Happy #sponsoredkids Friday, everyone!  Let’s jump right in and meet this week’s kiddo, Jean Francois Ngorkhanuel!  JFN was born on Oct 12, so he will turn 8 tomorrow!  He’s from Niakhar, Senegal, where he lives with his grandparents.  He loves to play soccer and his favorite subject in school is singing (a kid after my own heart).  Happy Almost-Birthday, JFN!   While I’m tempted to…

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Sponsored Kids – Meet Goundo Hamidou

Happy Friday, dear readers! Today, I want to introduce you to our one and only sponsor child in Mali.  This is Goundo Hamidou from Diema, Mali and she is 4 years old. She is an only child and apparently loves Hide and Seek. For those of you that don’t know, we sponsor 220 kids across 5 different countries.  For…

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Sponsored Kids – Meet Diouma

Happy #sponsoredkids Friday!  Today, let’s meet Diouma!  She’s 8 years old (will turn 9 on Oct 30th) and lives in Tattaguine, Senegal.  I wonder if she knows Mohameth (from last week) or his family!  Diouma is young, so is still figuring out her hobbies.  However, her profile mentions that she likes local traditional games and my hunch is that she’s not just making…

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Sponsored Kids – Meet Mohameth

Happy almost-weekend and happy #sponsoredkids Friday!  Today, I want you to meet this cutie, Mohameth.  He is from the Tattaguine region of Senegal (about 2 hours from the coast).  He is 15 and shares a birthday with Taylor Swift (don’t ask me why I know that)!   He has 1 brother and 1 sister and lives with his parents.  He loves football and…

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Sponsored Kids – Meet Gnilane

Happy #sponsoredkids Friday! After a lovely vacation last week, I am back in the home office and excited for another Sponsored Kids post. Hope you all have had a great week!  I want to start by sharing an encouraging little tidbit I saw on our World Vision account this week: “Your sponsorships are changing the lives of 880…

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Sponsored Kids – Meet Aliou

Happy #sponsoredkids Friday!  I have NO idea how it’s Friday, but I’m glad it is, because that means we get to meet another one of our WV kids! Today, I’d like to introduce you to Aliou.  He is 14 years old (born on July 4th) and lives in Niakhar, Senegal.  His father is a farmer laborer, his mother a housewife,…

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