Worldwide, millions of children of all ages, nationalities, religions and cultures suffer violence, exploitation, neglect and abuse. Poverty often makes the problem worse because children may not have the resources and adult supervision they need to be safe and this made MFU consider Sponsor a Child in Uganda as one of the programs to help children access education and good health.
Abusive environments, whether home, school, workplace or neighborhood, keep children and youth from exercising their rights to food, shelter, health care, education and more. Children are then unable to reach their potential, and the cycle of poverty continues.
There are many reasons to sponsor a child today, the most basic is that many children will miss out on crucial opportunities to break free from generational poverty and lead fulfilling lives without sponsors’ support.
To give a child a brighter future, consider child sponsorship for about $1 a day.
Your support can change the world, one child at a time, by providing hope and the chance for that child to thrive. Make a tangible difference and sponsor a child today. Sponsor a Child in Uganda creates a lasting change for the child.
Children need loving caregivers, health care, nutrition, clean water and sanitation, education, opportunity and safety.
Child sponsorship works to help communities fill those gaps for children, and your monthly contributions make that work possible. When we combine your donations with support from other sponsors of children in the same community, all the children there benefit, because their whole environment is being transformed.
Many friendships start through the exchange of letters, both with children and their caregivers, who often lend a hand if a sponsored child is too young to write. Through the mail and email, you’ll gain knowledge of another culture through the eyes of a child.
Sponsoring a child means joining that child on a journey toward becoming the person he or she can be, providing inspiration along the way. Becoming a part of that journey will inspire you too.
We hear again and again from currently sponsored children how the knowledge that someone far away believed in them helped them persevere and go further than they’d hoped.
Sponsoring a child means having a relationship with that child, but it also means being a part of something bigger.