Child Sponsorship Stories

Success stories about child sponsorships

“They could not realise that a girl child also can?support herself as well as?her family. They felt I was kind of a burden. They tried to get rid of me as early as possible by forcing me into marriage,” recalled?Nasima.??

World Vision is putting into action the largest humanitarian response in our history. But what does that look like on the ground for child sponsorship? What are the key issues we’re tackling? We asked eight questions of the experts leading our work around the world, to find out.

“I felt so sad. Nothing to eat. A sick mother. I did not know what to do. I sneaked out with my sister without my parents’ knowledge and we begged for money under the hot sun. I was shy asking for money but we needed it,” shared nine-year-old Thandar.

Thank you for being a child sponsor and giving hope to the most vulnerable in the world. As you journey with them in their transformation and celebrate their progress, learning more about their culture, traditions and local customs may help you better understand and connect with your sponsored children.

If you're thinking of writing to your sponsored child, here's what you can ask them about their favourite festivals and food.??

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