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Choose Children International as your AmazonSmile charity

When you choose Children International you’ll be helping a trusted global humanitarian organization that is dedicated to ending poverty for good. We have invested in the lives of more than a million children and youth living in 10 countries around the world. Your gift helps support our work in creating safe spaces for children in poverty where we provide life-changing benefits like medical care, educational support, life skills training and more. It's a proven path to help kids break the cycle of poverty for good.

Our high standards ensure your gift goes far. In 2021, 82% of our expenses went to programs that benefit children in need.

AmazonSmile is a simple and easy way for you to support CI every time you shop — at no cost to you. When you select Children International as your charitable organization of choice, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our organization.

3 steps to get started

  1. Visit and choose Children International as your charitable organization of choice.
  2. Using a new or existing Amazon account, go about your shopping — you'll see the same low prices and shopping features as
  3. Make sure to use every time you shop. The more money spent at Amazon Smile, the more money will be generated to support Children International's mission of helping kids break the cycle of poverty.

Have more questions? See Amazon's FAQs about Amazon Smile.

Are you a Chrome user? There is an extension for Chrome browsers you can add to ensure whenever you are on Amazon's site, you will be on AmazonSmile. Find more about the extension here.

On behalf of all the children that will benefit from your gift, thank you!

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Empowering change

CI sponsors are currently helping nearly 220,000 children in 10 countries.

Here are just a few of the things we accomplish together:

  • Operate over 70 community centers in the 10 countries we serve, offering poor children and youth a safe, positive place to learn and grow
  • Provide hundreds of thousands of free medical and dental exams to children in poverty
  • Help thousands of kids overcome obstacles to their education
  • Grant thousands of scholarships each year so qualified youth can further their educations

Want to learn more?

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