No child
should live
in fear.

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No child
should live
in fear.

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Child sponsorship has been transforming the lives of children and their communities for 65 years.

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How Sponsorship Works...

1. Building the Foundation

We partner with community members to understand their needs, goals and resources, and work together to find long-term solutions to the challenges they face.

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2. Evaluate and Grow

We adapt plans as we begin to see change in children’s lives so that the community continues to meet its goals. As more community members get involved, the community takes increasing ownership of its success.

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3. Enhance Sustainablity

Thanks to support from Canadians like you, families enjoy better living conditions and are empowered with knowledge and skills to create a brighter future for their children.

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What We Do and How We Do It

We’re a global relief, development and advocacy organization empowering children, families and their communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

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LOVE

Love is what drives everything we do, compelling us to work together to make the world a better place for children.

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BRAVERY

We choose bravery. Together, we’re going boldly into places where others aren’t working to help children who need it the most.

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EFFECTIVENESS

Our work is effective and we are making lasting and sustainable change. Our goal is to put ourselves out of work.


Every child
deserves a chance.

 

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Every child deserves a chance.

 

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