Here’s a great video from one of our global partners — Compassion Australia. Friendships in child sponsorship are powerful!
Today I have some great links for you to explore from Compassion. Don’t miss these compelling stories!
Here’s a big whopping thanks for those who:
- Have been sponsoring precious children through the years
- Regularly write your child and encourage them
- Provide monetary gifts for Christmas and birthdays
- Pray for children and families
- Take a vacation to visit your child
- Encourage friends to do the same
Here is a story from Rwanda, about sponsorship and friendship. Like he says in the video, sponsorship affects the sponsor as well as the child.
Here is a video from Compassion that talks about birthdays. Is it possible to sponsor a child on their birthday? Yes! At this link you can sponsor a child that is having a birthday today. Can you sponsor a child that shares your birth date? Absolutely. At the same link notice that you can “search for a child” (on the right side) and even choose the date of their birth. Many people sponsor a child for each of their own children, choosing children that share the exact same birth dates. How cool is that? Take a look at this great video:
Do parents in developing countries have big dreams for their children? Yes, of course they do! But those dreams are not often realized. Take a look at this video and you will see how important and real these dreams are, and also see the solution to bringing those dreams to fruition.