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Meet Ermias

Boy Age 13 Oct 23, 2010

Ermias is a nice young boy who lives with his parents in a very poor area of Ethiopia. There is no running water or electricity, so fetching water and collecting firewood is a daily chore. Although Ermias’s parents work hard as general labourers, th…

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Meet Sivarakan

Boy Age 15 Feb 17, 2009
Sri Lanka

Sivakaran is a happy young boy who lives with his parents and sister in Sri Lanka. Sivakaran’s father is a pastor and his mother takes care of the home and children. Despite their hard work to provide for the family, Sivakaran’s parents are unabl…

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Meet Akshay Suraj

Boy Age 13 Jun 15, 2011

Akshay is an outgoing boy who lives with his parents, brother, and two sisters near Nagpur, India. Akshay’s father works as a vendor, whilst his mother works as a farmer. Sadly, despite their best efforts, they do not earn enough money to fully pro…

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Meet Monyrothanak

Boy Age 7 Oct 31, 2016

Monyrothanak is a sweet young boy who lives with his mother, brother in a very poor community in Cambodia. His father works far from home, while his mother takes care of the home and kids. His parents work hard to support the family, but despite thei…

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Meet Sophy

Girl Age 12 Oct 9, 2011

Sophy is a very friendly child who loves playing football with her friends. She is also a very helpful child who is always willing to do her chores. Her favourite subject in school is Khmer language studies, and her favourite colour is pink. When she…

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Meet Pedro Albin

Boy Age 8 Feb 2, 2016
Dominican Republic

Pedro loves to play soccer with other children. He is a very active child who helps in the home by cleaning up his toys. His favourite colour is blue. His favorite subject is math and when he grows up he would like to be a fire fighter.

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How sponsorship works

Receive your welcome letter in the mail

The first thing you’ll receive when you sponsor a child is a welcome letter in the mail! This letter will include your child’s profile, which tells the story of your sponsored child, and your first picture of your sponsored child. The letter will also tell you about life in your child’s country and details of your child’s specific community. You’ll also receive a bookmark which will remind you to pray for your sponsored child every day.

Write a letter and share your life with your sponsored child

While writing to your sponsored child is completely up to you, it does create a great opportunity to get to know your child better. Letter writing helps you see the lasting impact sponsorship has on a young life. We have heard so many stories of relationships that span continents and lifetimes which were created through letter writing. You can write a letter to your sponsored child and send it to us by mail!

Receive updates about your child and their community

We want to keep you up to date with your sponsored child and their community! Each year, you will receive two letters from your sponsored child and an updated photo. You will also receive an annual newsletter which gives you an overview of your sponsored child’s location to let you know what is new and exciting in their community.

Pray for your sponsored child

We do everything we can to care for our sponsored children’s basic physical and spiritual needs. God knows each of our children’s needs better than anyone so we hope that you will join us in regularly praying for your sponsored child, their community and country.

How you can impact a child’s life


ChildCARE Plus supports children from daycare to the end of high school. In some locations, CCP works with graduates through vocational training!


ChildCARE Plus provides in-school meals, family food packs and emergency food to families facing extreme hunger.


ChildCARE Plus brings clean water and hygiene to students in school and at home, with handwashing stations, bathrooms, wells and water filters.

Medical Care

ChildCARE Plus helps sponsored children who need medicine, surgery or are facing life-threatening conditions.

Read ChildCARE Plus stories!

Urgent Haiti Update

April 15, 2024

Over the last several weeks, violence in Haiti has increased as armed gangs took control over much of the country. Read our update on our child sponsorship program in Haiti and the safety of students.

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Child Sponsorship and A Life of Purpose

September 18, 2023

Our staff has started on a discipleship journey by doing The Purpose Driven Life together, by Rick Warren. This is in preparation for us to teach our youth in October–November.

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Aurpita’s Story

November 05, 2021

Aurpita lives in Kanchan, District: Nagaon, and she is 5 years old. Both her father Alib and her mother Sharmila work as day labourers. She has a younger brother named Avijit who is 6 months old. 

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