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About Children International

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Children International is a toprated humanitarian organization focused on helping children break the cycle of poverty.

Our data-driven approach measures the outcomes of our programs aimed at helping kids graduate healthy, educated, empowered and employed.

  • More than 35 years of child sponsorship programs
  • Serving 260,000 kids in 10 countries
  • 70+ community centers across the world
  • 9,000 local volunteers help kids

Give with confidence

90% of CI donations go directly to the field

We take our responsibility as stewards of your contributions seriously.

We're proud that 90% of our total expenses in 2016 went directly to the programs and activities that help sponsored children.