Sponsor a Special Needs Child

The children pictured here have difficult lives. Not only are they desperately poor, but they also deal with mental and/or physical challenges. It's tough to grow up in poverty. These special needs just multiply the challenges!

Between 120 and 150 million children in the world cope with mental and/or physical challenges. These children are at great risk of:

  • Discrimination
  • Neglect
  • Abuse and exploitation

In fact, less than 2 percent of the world's special needs children attend school.

It is difficult for these children to have hope for the future when their options for developmentally appropriate interventions and education are limited. They urgently need sponsors to care for them and cherish them as precious creations of God. 

Be an instrument of Christ's love and sponsor a child with a special need. Your tax-deductible support of just $38 per month will provide your child:

  • Educational opportunities
  • Health care and supplemental nutrition, if necessary
  • Safe, healthy recreation
  • Opportunities to learn important life skills
  • And most important, the opportunity to hear the gospel

Make a lasting difference in the life of a child. Sponsor a child with a special need today!

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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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 15 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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