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After finding Korean War orphans lifeless on the street after a cold night, Compassion International's founder Rev. Everett Swanson felt compelled to do something. Since then, with the help of God-loving men and woman like you, many of our world’s poorest children have been able to realize their full potential and develop into all God intend them to be.

Following the example of Rev. Swanson, we are dedicated to releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name. We are advocates for children, committed to Him in all that we do.

Jesus is the core of our ministry. His life and teachings shape our programs, reflect the spiritual commitments of our staff, and guide how we love people, respect communities and cooperate with nations. Through a holistic approach to child development, we carefully blend physical, social, economic and spiritual care together to help His children out of extreme poverty.

The sponsors who provide funds for this ministry allow us to work with the neediest and most vulnerable children — the poorest of the poor.

Our Child Sponsorship Program offers:

  • Medical checkups and health care.
  • Health and hygiene training.
  • Ongoing Christian training through a local church.
  • Educational assistance, including textbooks, school uniforms, post-secondary courses, tutoring, test and lab supplies and even literacy and financial training for caregivers.
  • Key life skills training, mentoring and vocational programs.
  • Nutritious food and supplements to protect against malnutrition.
  • Recreational activities and support to development self-confidence and social skills.
  • Protection from crime, violence and danger.
  • Access to special services like surgeries and disaster relief.

With God’s blessing, we will continue working to release as many children as possible from poverty in Jesus’ name. Will you be a part of God's plan for a child's life? Will you sponsor a boy or girl today?

Sponsor a Child Today

Start Sponsoring a Child Today!

Your tax-deductible contribution of just $38 a month connects a child living in poverty with a loving, church-driven 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. Just imagine how exciting it will be when one day you get to heaven and your sponsored child is there with you because you chose to sponsor him or her.

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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Please call us at 800-336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT to speak with a Compassion representative.

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