• The Time of Their Lives

    Feature Story

    The Time of Their Lives

    For generations of children with special needs in Vietnam, school has been something only other children get to do. But now, in one rural community, over one hundred sponsored children are shattering stereotypes, exceeding expectations — and loving every minute of it.

  • The Dreamers

    Feature Story

    The Dreamers

    For children living in a garbage dump in Mongolia, the future held little to look forward to until one day, one of their own grew up, and opened a school just for them. 

  • Elijah, right, while still in the care of Holt's long-time partner BSSK in Pune, India, just prior to joining his family.

    Feature Story

    The Kids Who Wait Longest

    For children 5 and older, a family can be a dream that slowly fades. But older children are just as deserving of love, and have lots to give in return.

  • Caught Between Childhood and Adulthood, Shuang Faces Her Last Chance

    Feature Story

    Caught Between Childhood and Adulthood, Shuang Faces Her Last Chance

    Fourteen-year-old Shuang doesn’t have time for fun anymore. There are too many chores and, as a 9th grader, this is a critical school year. There is only time to study.

  • Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

    Feature Story

    Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

    In the 60 years since Holt began placing children through international adoption, both the adoption process and the services we offer have been influenced by the stories and lives of those who matter most — adoptees. 

Other News

Dear Readers

From The President

From The President

A message from Holt’s president and CEO.

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Sponsorship

Sponsor Report

Sponsor Report

See the impact you make for children around the world! Story Behind The Photo

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Issue Focus

When Daughters Are Worth More As Wives

When Daughters Are Worth More As Wives

Sponsors help prevent early marriage for girls in India. 

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Sponsorship

It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

See what life is like in Escopa 3 in Manila, Philippines.

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Why I Sponsor

A Day With Javkhaa

A Day With Javkhaa

Sponsor Jen Haberling is surprised to discover that her new sponsored child lives in the same country as her sister, who is in the Peace Corps — Mongolia!

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Speaker Feature

Made Whole Through Sponsorship

Made Whole Through Sponsorship

For lead singer Jason Roy of Building 429, finding sponsors for children is not just a calling — it’s his greatest legacy. 

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Where Are They Now

When Hope Was Gone

When Hope Was Gone

At 7, Evans’ life took a horrible turn. At 16, sponsors and donors gave Evans the chance to dream about a future she never thought possible.

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Sponsorship

A Doorway To Their World

A Doorway To Their World

Learn about children, like your sponsored child, who live in a different country and culture.

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Where Are They Now

Making Her Life Meaningful

Making Her Life Meaningful

Kiran Gangurde has always had a spark.

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