While COVID-19 infection rates were relatively low in Africa, the pandemic reversed recent economic gains in many regions. It’s estimated that, as a result, an additional 520 million Africans will fall into extreme poverty.
See below for more information on how Compassion is working in Africa to minister to children and their families as they seek to recover and rebuild.
Please note that at this point in time, delays in letters or gifts may be due to other region-specific issues rather than COVID-19. If you sponsor a child in one of these regions, rest assured that we will send you any important updates regarding your sponsored child.