She doesn’t like to compare herself to Santa Claus, but for hundreds of children, she’s been just that.

This is one happy little boy. GIFs from “One Toy at a Time.”
Rina and her small team have visited 22 countries in the past 18 years to deliver small gifts throughout the world.
She’s reached hundreds of children. But why focus on toys? Why not just donate money instead?
For starters, toys help to create a child’s sense of imagination and ownership. “These kids have nothing,” Rina told me. “Often I have to spend time with the children convincing them that the toy is theirs. They can protect it, feed it, bathe it, negotiate with it, or do whatever. Something as simple as that is something they rarely experience. It’s powerful and special.”

Toys help kids learn. According to Peter Grey, a research professor at Boston College*: “Toys help children to explore possibilities of different characters

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