Sponsor a Child in Ecuador

Some Facts About L ife in Ecuador

Ecuador, which gets its name for its proximity to the equator, is home to the Galapagos Islands. More than 1.5 million of the people in Ecuador live in extreme poverty. Even if they spend everything they have on food, many still can't meet their daily nutritional needs.

  • In rural areas, only 10 percent of children go on to high school.
  • More than 37 percent of the people live on less than U.S. $2 a day.
  • Forty-five percent of children under 5 suffer from chronic malnutrition.

Sponsor anEcuadorianchild today!

You can change the world of a child in Ecuador for just $38 a month. Along with opportunities to learn job skills important to his or her community, your Compassion-sponsored child will receive:

  • health care and nutritional supplements
  • food and clean water
  • opportunities for safe recreation
  • tools needed to reach his or her full potential in Christ
  • spiritual mentoring — your sponsored child will learn about the hope that only comes from Christ

The child you choose will have only one sponsor — you. You will exchange letters, send photos and, best of all, offer encouragement in Jesus' name. 

So please, sponsor a child in Ecuador right now. By clicking on any of the child photos, you can begin the process of changing the world for a child in need. It will be a life-changing experience for you and for your sponsored child.

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.

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Start Sponsoring a Child Today!

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

Your support provides:

  • Medical checkups, which often save lives
  • Nutritious food
  • Health and hygiene training
  • Educational assistance
  • Access to special services like surgeries and disaster relief
  • Mentoring to help children discover their incredible value as God’s children
  • 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 in need 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.