In Africa, Shortage of Medical Treatment and Play

South African children at play with handmade dolls. A dollmaking project has produced 8,000 such dolls, which are sent to children whose families are affected by HIV. By IndyKids Staff KwaZulu Natal (KZN) is a province of South Africa where one out of every five...

Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Raisin No-Bake Cookies

By Mallory Jensen Ingredients: 1⁄4 cup butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 1⁄4 cup milk 1⁄4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup raisins 1 cup peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 pinch of salt 1. Combine the first four ingredients in a medium-sized...

New Leaders in France and Britain

By Mallory Jensen Starting this summer there will be two new faces at meetings of leaders of the world’s most powerful countries. In France, Nicolas Sarkozy was elected president. Many French people worry that Sarkozy’s government will be bad for the poor people in...

Prison Labor Replaces Immigrants in Colorado

By Liam Michael O’Grady In March, the state of Colorado announced a new prison labor program. Prison labor is a program where prisoners work for less than minimum wage while they are in jail. In Colorado’s new program, prisoners in some prisons pick fruits and...

Meet Mamady from Guinea, West Africa

Name: Mamady Conde, age 11 School: Morignoumaya Village, Guinea, West Africa Languages: Mandingo and French Religion: Muslim Favorite subject in school: Poetry Favorite hobby: “I like to play football (soccer).” Family: Mamady lives with his uncle who is a farmer in...