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Meet Yasmim

Girl Age 2 Nov 24, 2020
Brazil

Yasmim is a sweet girl who was brought to the Home of the Good Shepherd Children’s Home by Child and Family services. Sadly, Yasmim was living in unsafe and impoverished conditions. Yasmim now lives in a safe and structured environment which is very …

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Meet Jeovanny Jafeth

Boy Age 9 Jul 6, 2013
Honduras

Jeovanny is a sweet boy who lives with his mother, his aunt and cousins in a poor community in Honduras. Sadly, his father passed away. His mother works hard in a factory to provide for the family. Unfortunately, despite his mother’s best efforts,…

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Meet Lisvy Elizabeth

Girl Age 9 Aug 28, 2013
Guatemala

Lisvy Elizabeth is a beautiful little girl who lives with her parents, and two brothers in a very poor community in Guatemala. Her father works hard at a local food store and her mothers stays home to look after the house and kids. Her parents work …

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Meet Poramin

Boy Age 10 Nov 3, 2012
Thailand

Poramin is a sweet boy who lives with his grandmother and brother. He was brought to live with his grandmother after his parents separated so that he could receive better care. His father works as a labourer to try to help provide for him, but he mak…

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Meet Yanapa

Girl Age 9 Apr 30, 2013
Thailand

Yanapa is a beautiful young girl who lives with her parents and siblings when she is not living at the children’s home. Her parents work very hard as farmers, but they have no stable income and do not make enough money to provide for all of the famil…

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Meet Nomazwe

Girl Age 9 Sep 29, 2013
Zimbabwe

Nomazwe is a well-behaved young girl who lives with her mother and siblings in Zimbabwe. Sadly, her father passed away leaving her mother as the sole provider for the family. Her mother does her best to provide for the children, but her income from…

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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

Education

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

Food

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

Water

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!

Drawing his future

June 28, 2019

The “Plus” in ChildCARE Plus represents an important part of a child’s life.  When you sponsor a child, things like food, clean water, shelter, clothing and health care become available.

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