Sponsor a Child in Africa

The second largest continent in the world, Africa is home to nearly 955 million people. Poverty is increasing exponentially in eastern and southern Africa.

  • The average annual income in half of the countries in eastern and southern Africa is less than U.S. $400, or not much more than $1 a day.
  • In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 218 million people live in extreme poverty.
  • About two-thirds of the people in the world with HIV or AIDS live in Africa.

Please sponsor a child in Africa today!

Change the life of a child in Africa. For only $38 a month, through Compassion you can sponsor a child in Africa who will receive:

  • medical care
  • clean water and nutritional supplements
  • job skills training
  • mentoring and opportunities for personal development
  • the love and hope that only Christ can give

You'll also be able to communicate directly with the child you choose through letters and photos!

So please, take the time to sponsor a child in Africa today. You'll not only change the life of your sponsored child, but yours as well. Simply click on any of the photos to begin your life-changing journey!

Sponsor a Child in Africa

Make an eternal difference in the life of a child in Africa. Sponsor a child in Africa today!

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As you exchange letters, send photos and offer encouragement in Jesus' name, your love will bring hope to a child that will last a lifetime. Sponsor a child today! Just click on a child's photo to learn more.

Every photo shows a child who urgently needs a sponsor. Which child will you choose to sponsor?

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Start Sponsoring a Child Today!

Your tax-deductible contribution of just $38 a month connects your child with a loving, church-based Child Sponsorship Program.  

Your support provides:

  • Food and clean water
  • Medical care
  • Educational opportunities
  • Important life-skills training
  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.

When you sponsor a child, you'll receive your child's photo, personal story and a child sponsorship packet by mail in approximately 10 days.

When children find out they've been sponsored, the joy they feel is indescribable. Just knowing that someone across the globe cares means more than you can imagine. Sponsoring a child will profoundly change the future for your child, and will change your own life as well.

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Compassion consistently receives high ratings for financial accountability and integrity. 

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Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating — four stars — for 13 consecutive years, placing Compassion in the top 1 percent of all charities.