Sponsor a Child in Kenya - Compassion International

When you sponsor any of the Kenyan children pictured here, you set them on a life-changing path.

A Quick Look at Kenya

The Republic of Kenya is located in easternAfrica. Its population has tripled over the past 30 years, leading to increasing pressure on natural resources, a widening income gap and rising poverty.

  • More than half of the country's 37.9 million people are poor.
  • Life expectancy has lowered to 56 years, from 59 years in 1989.
  • HIV and AIDS have left many orphans and female-headed households, making them even more vulnerable to poverty.
  • About 58 percent of the population survive on less than U.S.$2 a day.

Please sponsor a Kenyan child today!

When you sponsor a child, you open up a whole new world of possibilities for that child. For only $38 a month, you can help a Kenyan child experience a life changed forever through Compassion. Your sponsored child will receive:

  • nutritional food supplements
  • health care and clean water
  • opportunities to learn job skills
  • a chance for safe recreation in a church-based environment
  • teaching about Jesus and encouragement to develop a lifelong relationship with God

The greatest gift you can give a child is your time! Just as you will have the opportunity to set aside some time to write your sponsored child, he or she will also take time to write to you and pray for you.

You can give a tremendous gift by sponsoring a child in Kenya. So please, take some time to look over the photos on this page. Seek the Lord's guidance and click on the photo of the child He leads you to. By doing so, you will change two lives forever — yours and that of the child you sponsor.

Sponsor a Child in Kenya

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 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.