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Dorcas

It takes ONE person (like you!) to make a huge difference in Dorcas's life. By sponsoring her, you're creating Team Dorcas and giving her a chance to break the cycle of poverty. Your $36 monthly gift is invested in her future and the lives of children like her in Zambia. 

6 years old 6/28/2013 Waiting 74 days Zambia
About me & my family

Name: Dorcas
Waiting for sponsorship: 74 days
Family income: $65.00

Gender: Female
Age: 6
Enjoys: Playing with dolls, Jumping rope
Talents: Singing, Dancing
Siblings:
Anthony, 3, Male
Lives with: Parents
Language: Nyanja, Bemba
School: No
Child ID #: 1341563

Poverty in Zambia

Kids growing up in poverty in Zambia face many serious challenges, including a lack of access to even simple health care services, difficulty getting a basic education, persistent malnutrition problems and youth unemployment rates.

That's why we focus on providing access to critical medical and dental care, early childhood development programs, nutrition education and feeding programs, and youth training to teach skills needed to ensure they can find a job and break the cycle of poverty.

See how our program works and why we focus on health, education, empowerment and employment. 

Learn more about our work in Zambia.

How does child sponsorship work?

Your $36 monthly gift gives Dorcas access to life-changing benefits, like:

  • medical care
  • educational support
  • life skills
  • job-training before graduation.
More about child sponsorship:

Not sure you're ready to become Dorcas's sponsor? That's OK.

How your support helps kids in poverty

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