Child Centred Community Development

With a charitable donation of just HK$8 a day, Child Sponsorship Programme assures that you will be supporting the children and even their family and community in six main areas including education, early childhood development, protection from violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights, skills and decent work and young people driving change. The programme also aims to improve their quality of life as a whole so they can move out of poverty and attain self-reliance.

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How does your donation help the children and their community?

(*2019 Global Figures)

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  • Promote quality education for all, regardless of their gender and health conditions, e.g. providing access to online education for girls from slum areas in India as well as learning materials and support for children with disabilities in Nepal and Malawi
  • Influence government spending and policies, e.g. advocating for policies on violence prevention in education centres
  • Support education in emergencies in 23 countries and provide counselling training for teachers and education officials
  • Implement safe schools work which helps improve school buildings and prepare children for emergencies in disaster-prone areas across Africa, Asia and Latin America

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  • Work with parents to promote nurturing child care, e.g. providing online resources for parents in remote areas and emphasising the role of fathers and men in parenting
  • Support communities in Bangladesh, Nicaragua and Ethiopia to run and manage over 500 early learning centres which provide health and education programmes for children
  • Rebuild early learning centres, train teachers and support parenting sessions in South Sudan and Uganda to help children prevent malnutrition and drop out
  • Influence early childhood policies and practices in Cambodia, Bolivia and Rwanda

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  • Work with other parties to end all forms of violence against children, e.g. working with staff from the tourism sector and security forces in the Dominican Republic to prevent sexual exploitation of children, providing training on online safety for children and their parents
  • Tackle gender-based violence to ensure girls a safe environment to live and grow up, e.g. establishing girls’ clubs to encourage girls to promote anti-child marriage and anti-trafficking messages in their communities
  • Advance child protection in emergencies in 34 countries, e.g. tackling gender-based violence and child labour among Syrian refugees in Lebanon
  • Promote improved child protection, policies and laws, e.g. advocating a new law against children trafficking in Bolivia

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  • Eliminate harmful practices such as child marriage and female genital mutilations, e.g. advocating for laws prohibiting child marriage in Brazil and Mozambique and working with local leaders to run awareness-raising campaigns in Egypt
  • Reduce unintended adolescent pregnancies which bring lasting harm to girls, e.g. providing education on contraception and family planning
  • Promote sexual and reproductive health services, information and education to adolescent girls
  • Promote positive masculinity among boys and men, e.g. engaging boys and men in dialogues around child marriage and gender equality in Malawi and Zambia, encouraging adolescent boys in Nepal to challenge harmful practices like child marriage and Chhaupadi, a tradition that girls have to stay away from home during menstruation

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  • Support vulnerable young people to make a decent living by providing vocational trainings to them, e.g. working with local government and employer associations in Nepal to provide tourism and hospitality-related training for young women and providing training in business skills to students from 40 schools with the support of a bank in Peru
  • Support young people to increase financial literacy, build savings and access loans for entrepreneurial opportunities through saving groups
  • Work with local governments, youth organisations and the private sector to provide more job opportunities and support to youths

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  • Influence governments to support young people’s civil rights and support them to participate in decision-making processes
  • Nurture gender equality campaigns by young people, e.g. supporting youth-led radio programmes which disseminate information about child rights in the Philippines, Nepal and Vietnam
  • Strengthen young people’s roles in humanitarian action and build community resilience, e.g. providing training which includes first aid and emergency response knowledge for girls and women in India

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How to connect with your sponsored child?

  • Sending festive cards to your child

  • Sponsor Visits