Beyond the Village
About This Show
Beyond the Village podcast goes behind the scenes of international nonprofit, Children of the Nations (COTN). Hear from the perspective of the children in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Malawi, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Listen to U.S. and international staff share about their joys and their struggles. And explore what all this really means with special guests.
Most Recent Episode
The Ripple Effect: One Woman’s Decision is Changing Her Family and Inspiring Children in Uganda
When DeAnne Jacobson began volunteering at a local nonprofit, Children of the Nations, she never dreamed she would end up sponsoring multiple kids or traveling to Uganda with her family. It’s been a life-changing experience for the Jacobson family. DeAnn, her husband, and her son share memories from their mission trip to Uganda, and describe the impact they see sponsorship has on the lives of children been given a hand up out of poverty.
To meet children who still need sponsors, go to cotni.org/children.
Special thanks for music from: “Heartstrings” by Dave Depper (freemusicarchive.org/music/Dave_Depper/Compositions_2/Heartstrings) is licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0; “The Time To Run” by Dexter Britain (freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Selection/The_Time_To_Run) is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0; “01 - Warm and stricken by lashes” by Expwy (freemusicarchive.org/music/Expwy/Little_Hand_Fighter/01_-_Warm_and_stricken_by_lashes) is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0; “Traces” by Hyson (freemusicarchive.org/music/Hyson/Soundtrack_for_the_Weary_Vol_I/Hyson_-_Traces) is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0; “Message Received” by Ketsa (freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/May_Starlight_Find_You/message_received_) is licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0