Together, we help kids dream bigger than ever before.

Child sponsorship flings open the door of dreaming big and squashes the things that get in the way the most.

With an investment of just $40 per month, your sponsored child is:

 

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Child sponsorship works.

Child sponsorship, through World Hope International, utilizes multiple program areas to complement one another and act as a comprehensive response to poverty. The encouragement of a sponsor affirms that each child has been created in the image of God, has been named, and has a story worthy of being heard!

The best part? Child sponsorship works! According to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy, sponsored children are more likely to:

  • STAY IN SCHOOL: Sponsored children are up to 40% more likely to finish secondary school and up to 80% more likely to graduate college.
  • FIND STABLE EMPLOYMENT: Sponsored children are up to 18% more likely to find jobs and lift themselves – and their families – out of desperate cycles of violence, disease and poverty.
  • BECOME COMMUNITY & CHURCH LEADERS: Children lifted from poverty by the generosity of sponsors are up to 70% more likely to become leaders in their churches and communities.

 

To learn more about World Hope’s current Education and Child Sponsorship efforts, read the 2016 Child Sponsorship Annual Report. 

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How it works.

Country-specific strategies

To maximize the impact of your investment as a child sponsor, World Hope adapts our solutions to poverty, suffering, and injustice to each country or region where we work.

Community partnerships

World Hope addresses the holistic needs of children and their communities. We measure our success not only by whether the child is attending school, but our overall impact on the region’s food security, access to clean water, decrease in sickness, improvements in teacher training and the availability of school supplies.

Personal relationships

We encourage sponsors to write their sponsored children regularly, whether it’s to share their interests, encourage their children to work hard in school, or to share a scripture verse that ignites spiritual growth. And, that encouragement can make all the difference!

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You'll know it's working.

Have you ever wondered if child sponsorship actually works?

We get it. Our child sponsorship staff all sponsored children before working with World Hope. And now, we see it working every day. The hearts of children, their parents, and even their sponsors are transformed by such selfless acts of love on their behalf.
 

What you can expect as a sponsor:

Annual update about the child’s progress at home & in school

Annual photo of the child

Letters from the child twice per yearQuarterly program-wide newsletters

And, there is a standing invitation for you to visit your sponsored child and see the transformation for yourself!

 

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