Ending poverty. (Yes, it's a big goal.)
Like the world-changers who support our organization, we are focused on making a long-term impact by helping kids living in poverty. We have a bold vision: graduating healthy, educated, empowered and employed young adults from our program so they can achieve the goal of breaking the cycle of poverty.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Children International is a top-rated humanitarian organization focused on helping children break the cycle of poverty.
When you sponsor a child, your monthly gift of $36 provides access to life-changing benefits, like medical care, educational support, life skills and job placement after graduation.
You are helping break the cycle of poverty and creating a ripple of change in the world.
You want to make sure your generous gift creates the most impact. That’s why we take our responsibility as stewards of your contributions very seriously.
We’re proud that 88% of our total expenses in 2018 went directly to the programs and activities that help sponsored children.Learn More
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About half of those living in poverty are kids. Without focused support, when they grow up to have families of their own, their children will also be born into poverty, creating an endless cycle.
We have a simple, proven approach that is making a difference. Kids in our program have access to:
2. A caring TEAM that inspires, encourages and supports our sponsored children: local doctors, dentists, coaches and staff, plus about 9,000 volunteers worldwide!
Staying on the path from toddlerhood to young adulthood equips our kids with crucial life and job skills to break the cycle of poverty. For good.
Do you believe you can make a difference in the world? Do you believe helping kids is the best way to end poverty? Then YES! We’ve got lots of ways to get involved! You can:
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