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Child Sponsorship

Change Makers

Facts about how child sponsorship works

So, you’re interested in sponsoring a child. But you’re on the fence because you’re not sure how it works — or if it works. Here are some basic facts about how World Vision child sponsorship works and why you won’t regret investing in a child’s life.

When you sponsor a child through World Vision, you join a movement of 604,000 people in the United States who give up about $1.30 a day to impact a child for a lifetime. World Vision child sponsorship is Christ-centered, child-focused, and community-based. We’re serious when we say that for every child sponsored, four more experience the benefits.

Voices

Q&A: Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Kelly Clark

U.S. snowboarder Kelly Clark, who won three Olympic and 14 X Games medals, announced her retirement from professional competition. In an interview with World Vision, she talks about retirement, purpose, and her visit to see World Vision’s work and meet her sponsored child in Zambia.

From the Field

Life frames: Our favorite photos of 2018

World Vision’s photographers traveled around the world this year to tell stories of children and their families. They captured moments of struggle and moments of joy. Here are their favorite photos of 2018 and the stories behind them.