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Compassion International and Lifeway are partnering together to help girls disproportionally affected by the Global Food Crisis.

For the first time in 25 years, we’re losing the war on poverty. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the global poverty rate - people living on less than $1.90 a day - rose for the first time since 1998, increasing child marriages, child labor, and hunger. Food insecurity has doubled to 276 million in the wake of natural disasters, the Russia-Ukraine war, and supply chain issues and the world is experiencing the most severe food shortage since World War II. Children — specifically girls - in poverty are the most vulnerable and hardest hit. Mothers are facing impossible decisions: if there isn’t enough food for the family, which child goes hungry? Who can be married off early? Who can drop out of school early to earn another income? In Togo, Sri Lanka, and Ethiopia the situation is especially dire.

Lifeway is stepping into the lives of girls living in areas devastated by the Global Food Crisis so they can plan their futures instead of weddings and experience hope rather than hunger.

Your $43 a month provides your sponsored girl with nutritious meals, medical care, education, community support, discipleship through the local church - and Hope! In Jesus’ name, she will not grow hungry, she will not marry too young, and she will not drop out of school to toil and labor in support of her family.

Please sponsor a girl disproportionally affected by the Global Food Crisis. If you took home a Compassion child packet from Lifeway you can start your sponsorship today. To select a new child and sponsor today, start in the section below.

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“Compassion does such a wonderful job loving and caring for thousands of children around the world, and they allow people like you and me to do the same. I gladly and gratefully give to my sponsor kiddos. They are worth it. They will have opportunities not possible without my humble offering.”
— Betsy Langmade, Lifeway

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Start Sponsoring a Child Today!

Your tax-deductible contribution of just $43 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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