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Phone: 1-815-229-8731
2424 Charles Street
Rockford
Illinois 61108
USA
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Target demographics: We travel to areas where children's lives have been affected by war, poverty, illness, and natural disasters. We have built playgrounds in over 27 countries and trained teachers in over 41 countries.

Geographic areas served: Worldwide

Programs: Building playgrounds where children can enjoy being a kid. Research has shown that playground activities are essential for childrens proper physical, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive development.
Teaching Christian education workers how to develop better Bible lessons. We use storyboards that we have created as a visual aid in the lesson development and instruct the teachers on ways to involve children in the lesson activities.
Provide nutritious meals for children. We package food casseroles which are a rice and soy mix fortified with 21 vitamins and minerals, 6 dehydrated vegetables, and chicken flavoring. The ingredents are recognized and accepted worldwide and preparation involves cooking with boiling water.

Mission:
Kids Around the World is committed to reaching children around the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ and to help those who work with children. Our organization hasthree methods to attain these ends. The first is to reach children with the gospel through teaching and evangelizing. The second is to build playgrounds where children can play and where they can feel the happiness that is a gift of Gods love.
Results:
We have built over 203 playgrounds, trained over 17,610 teachers (potentially serving 4,192,000 children), and providing approximately 5 million meals to children who were on the brink of starvation.

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09/20/12
Hi, my name is Delaney Perez and I am 13 years old. I have been apart of 7 New Orleans, Louisiana playground builds, and one Guatemala playground build. I really enjoy going on these trips because not only has it brought me closer to God, but my friends, family, and the people of Louisiana/Guatemala... more »
06/29/12
Kids Around the World partnered with our church in building a playground. This allowed us to get to know more about the work of Kids Around the World. The leadership and volunteers that joined us for our playground build shared so many great stories of changed lives in other countries that our ... more »
06/29/12
I have never met someone with some much LOVE for the LORD. Mike from KATW was such an awesome leader. And he inspired me everyday to work hard(er). I would go on a trip with Mike from KATW every time... more »
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