Child sponsorship is a direct and effective way to fight back against poverty worldwide. When you sponsor a child in need, you’re ensuring that each of their physical, spiritual, and educational needs are met. Child sponsorship changes lives by showering children with God’s love and providing them with the tools needed to succeed. Keep reading for five powerful child sponsorship benefits that you can provide.
1. Establish Educational Opportunity
Beautiful Feet’s child sponsorship program offers a Christ-centered curriculum and teacher training to ensure children receive a quality, meaningful education. It also allows for children to have access to school uniforms and school-specific improvement initiatives. Education is an essential component of our program because it expands the minds of the children so they can envision and achieve more for themselves. Children are then enlightened to take action and spur change in their communities.
2. Promote a Community Impact
That said, even though our program directly benefits children, child sponsorship programs have a lasting, community-wide impact. Children are the future and can impact the world no matter where they live. We believe the best way to lift communities out of poverty is to break the cycle with the next generation. Children in our sponsorship programs are transported to school each day and then return home to live in the community with their families. When a light is ignited within our children, they take that back to their homes and darkness begins to dispel.
3. Supply Necessary Aid
One of the most pressing child sponsorship benefits is the ability to provide children with necessary aid. In the communities we partner with, children often go without basic human needs such as food and health care. Our sponsorship funds go toward daily nutritious meals and medical check-ups for the children. With Beautiful Feet, 100% of your sponsorship goes directly to in-country operations supporting our child sponsorship program.
4. Provide an Enduring Alternative
Unfortunately, many poverty-stricken communities also fall victim to civil unrest and political tensions. That can make it difficult (and even dangerous) to travel to certain countries. When it is recommended for missions to stop going to that country, a child sponsorship program can continue to provide children daily meals, education, and medical care. Sponsoring a child is an alternative to serving a country in need, especially when hope is needed the most in those times of turmoil.
5. Create Hope & Spread Love Across Borders
Not everyone is called to be a missionary or is even able to go on a mission trip. However, if someone has a heart for a country and an organization’s mission, that doesn’t mean that they can’t still be a part of it all. Child sponsorship forges personal, life-changing bonds and connections, which opens the door to spiritual discipleship as well. The financial support, letters, and photographs provided by a committed sponsor act to empower the child and encourage an impactful relationship that offers hope and love.
Ready to explore these child sponsorship benefits firsthand? Visit your child on a mission trip!
For those that are willing to travel, our mission trips allow sponsors to visit and directly connect with their sponsored child. Nothing is more rewarding than adding real-life experience to your passion and seeing tangibly how you have impacted a child’s life through sponsorship. It’s also inspiring and encouraging to be able to see how your donation has been put to use. You can speak from assurance and confidence in what you are giving to. Then, you can share and invite others to join in the cause of sponsoring more children!
For just $45 per month (that’s less than $1.50 per day), make the decision to join Beautiful Feet’s Child Sponsorship program.