About Children International

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

  • More than 35 years of child sponsorship programs
  • Serving 250,000 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.

how your donation

helps kids in poverty

Healthy: Developing healthy habits and connecting them with services when they need medical assistance

Educated: Helping them complete secondary school by breaking down their greatest barriers to a good education

Empowered: Teaching leadership and teamwork, building their confidence and empowering them to change in their communities

Employed: Developing workplace and technical skills to help them find a good job and leave poverty behind

Need help? Call us at 1-800-888-3089,
or find more ways to connect here.