The impacts of disasters, pandemics, economic and other times of crisis is disproportionately harder on the poor and more vulnerable segments of society. The pandemic triggered the worst economic crisis since the 1930s, making it increasingly difficult for people to pay for care. Even before the pandemic, half a billion people were being pushed (or pushed still further) into extreme poverty because of payments they made for health care.* When you become a sponsor, you help provide:
Learn how your support drives our programming under normal circumstances. Over the past 80 years, we’ve fine-tuned a high-impact, evidence-based approach that empowers children and youth to break free from poverty for good.
While all of our children urgently need the support of sponsorship, those with a "most at risk" flag are facing the least stable living circumstances. The criteria to determine those children at higher risk are related to basic necessities, and include availability of electricity, clean water, sanitary conditions, sleeping accommodations and presence of parents.
Sponsor a child today.