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Typhoon Rammasun

Typhoon impacts homes, livelihoods in Philippines

July 25, 2014

UPDATED: In the wake of Typhoon Rammasun, Filipino sponsored members and their families are rebuilding damaged or destroyed homes and salvaging what is left of crops and other livelihoods.

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Filipino home destroyed by Typhoon Rammasun

Typhoon makes landfall in Philippines

July 21, 2014

UPDATED: Sponsored members are safe after Typhoon Rammasun made landfall Tuesday near the eastern coastal city of Legazpi and swept across the nation. Power outages and destroyed homes have been reported.

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Scott Wasserman, Unbound President/CEO

A message from President/CEO Scott Wasserman

July 17, 2014

Unbound President and CEO Scott Wasserman reflects on the humanitarian crisis of children migrating to the borders of the United States and how Unbound is working in Central American countries to create safe, supportive communities.

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Guatemalan town

Helping 'border kids' stay with their families

July 17, 2014

Unbound is working with families in Central America and other parts of the world to help children remain in their own communities. Understanding why they leave is a key to success.

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Kenyan woman carries firewood

Families caught in crossfire amid Kenyan violence

July 10, 2014

For families who struggle against poverty, human trafficking, high infant mortality and lack of food, water and health care in Kenya's drought-stricken villages and sprawling slums, it's hard to imagine life becoming more challenging than it already is.

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Disaster update

Quake rattles parts of Guatemala, Mexico

July 08, 2014

Sponsored friends and families are safe after a 6.9 earthquake affected parts of Mexico and Guatemala. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located near Puerto Madero, Mexico, approximately 125 miles west of Guatemala City.

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Kibera slum

Families, staff affected by attacks in Kenya

June 06, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya — The livelihoods of some families in Unbound’s program in Kenya suffered after recent terror attacks spread fear across the country.

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Guatemalan sponsored child

Deacon reflects on visit to Unbound community

May 23, 2014

When Deacon Derick Cranston visited Guatemala on an Unbound Awareness Trip, he found that "much poverty exists here, also much joy and happiness." Deacon Cranston writes about his experience in The Catholic Messenger, the newspaper of the Davenport diocese.

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Martin Kraus

Kraus named to 'CFO of the Year' list

May 23, 2014

Martin Kraus, chief financial officer of Unbound, has been named to a list published by the Kansas City Business Journal of the 2014 CFOs of the Year.

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Fire in Chile

Chileans stand strong amidst the ashes

April 28, 2014

UPDATED: VALPARAISO, Chile — With a devastating fire in Valparaiso minimized and contained, Unbound staff in Chile stand ready to accompany sponsored friends and their families as they begin rebuilding their homes and lives.

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