Support Children Waiting for Sponsors
A child waits an average of 3 months for a sponsor. Your gift provides physical, spiritual and emotional support while he or she waits.
Unsponsored Children - Monthly
How We Help Unsponsored Children
Approximately 260,000 children are enrolled in Compassion programs while they wait for a sponsor. When we register a new child, it takes an average of three months to find a sponsor for that child. Because of the Unsponsored Children fund, these waiting children may receive some of the same benefits as sponsored children right away.
Your donation will speak hope into the hearts of many children by supplying critical resources and the opportunity to be included in a Compassion program while they wait for a sponsor. That’s what this fund is really all about – standing in the gap on behalf of children living in poverty.
Basic Medical Care
Health assessments and nutritious meals to combat hunger
Reading, writing, and math lessons and training in proper hygiene
An opportunity to hear about God’s love for them
children in poverty around the world
children die everyday because of poverty
until child sponsorship for those registered
Sources: www.childinfo.org, www.crin.org, www.who.int, www.unaids.org, www.unicef.org
Everyday, we help children like valerie
Valerie Nikiema was enrolled in her local Compassion project for two years while waiting for a sponsor.
During her wait, Valerie wrote a colorful letter to her future sponsor every Thursday while praying for God to send her a real life sponsor. In two years, Valerie wrote 64 letters to a special person she’d yet to meet. Sadly, many were never sent.
Today, Valerie has a sponsor! She joyfully sends new letters to her sponsor, who has sent several pictures and letters back in response. Today, Valerie and her sponsor share a very special bond.
Your donation to the Unsponsored Children’s fund gives Child Development Center workers the resources to provide for children like Valerie, teach them about God’s grace and plan, and give them hope they will soon have a sponsor.
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Unsponsored Children's Fund
Although children who are newly registered into Compassion's program are available almost instantly for sponsorship, more often than not it takes time to connect a sponsor with a child — often several months. Compassion is committed to helping registered children from day one. So to bridge the gap between registration and sponsorship, we created the Unsponsored Children's Fund. The fund delivers stability through sponsorship benefits such as:
- learning or educational opportunities
- Christian training
- social development
The children's parents and program staff take heart when they see Compassion benefits at work for the children they love, even as they wait and hope for sponsors. When you donate to the Unsponsored Children's Fund, you are sharing the love of God with these children and, during their earliest days in Compassion's program, giving them hope for the future. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Unsponsored Children's Fund today.