CHILD SPONSORSHIP - FAQ
How can I help?
What is Child Sponsorship?
Child sponsorship is a commitment that will certainly raises the HOPE in the life of a needy child. Your valuable and sacrificial support will enable a child to have access to education, healthcare and hygienic drinking water. Apart from that, your sponsored child will also have the opportunity for his/her own holistic development which leads them towards self sustainable livelihood. It is a relationship between you and your sponsored child, and his/her family and community. This relationship is aimed at giving a better life not only to the child but also to the whole family and the entire community. Your valuable contribution brings cheers on the face of the child and make their life even more brighter than before. Your support can bridge the gap between a life of despair and the joy of a healthy happy childhood
What does a Child Sponsor do?
What happens if my sponsored child leaves the program?
From time to time, we lose a child either through death, or a relative
comes to claim the child or for other reasons beyond our control. When
this happens, we will inform you as soon as we receive the information
and ask you to extend that compassion to another needy child in the same
home, if possible.
Yes. You can sponsor as many children as you wish. There are many
children looking for sponsorship.
We recognize that changes in circumstances may necessitate withdrawal of
support. We request you to contact us immediately, and, we would highly
appreciate if you let us know your decision of withdrawing your valuable
sponsorship, well before atleast 5 to 6 months prior to your withdrawal.
Because this would help us to look for other sponsors who can continue
to support the child.
Yes! You can send special monetary gifts for the general project, which we will utilize it for administrative work such as maintenance or for the development of the Bethany Ministries. In addition, an emergency fund will help us with operational costs when sponsors drop out of the program without intimation or communicating to us.
Yes, you are most welcome to correspond to your child. Sponsors are encouraged to send cards and/or personal letters to their child, which will be translated in native language and communicate to your child. (This process takes several weeks.)
Can I visit my sponsored child?
Yes. You are most welcome to visit
your child and meet the
A visit means you can also see how much the people benefitted through
your valuable and sacrificial support. A visit also makes your
sponsorship more meaningful to you as well as your sponsored child.
To whom should I address the letters and cards I send to my sponsored child ?
All communications to your child should be addressed to: -
Bethany Children Home