If only you knew the impactthat your decision will have on a child’s life forever
What is sponsorship?
In simple terms, child sponsorship is the process of sending financial donations on a consistent basis to support a child living in poverty. But at Compassion Canada, child sponsorship is so much more than just a transaction
Sponsoring a child through Compassion Canada provides:
Access to medical care not only ensures healthy development, but it can be life-saving for kids in poverty facing life-altering diagnoses.
Millions of children globally are malnourished. Supplementary food and nutrition ensure healthy growth and development.
Formal and non-formal educational opportunities ensure kids can dream big dreams and take hold of a future free from poverty.
Compassion programming equips kids with the life skills to become fulfilled adults who are faithful leaders in their communities.
Your prayers and letters as a sponsor are a relational investment into a child’s confidence, aspirations and self-esteem.
Every child has the opportunity to hear the gospel and discover what it means to follow Jesus in the context of a local church.
We put together a practical roadmap to help you learn more about what the sponsorship journey looks like!See the roadmap
This issue of poverty is enormous and we know that. You may be asking, “Can child sponsorship really make a difference?” We say, “Yes!” and believe you should too.
Our alumni consistently share that simply knowing there was someone on the other side of the world who loved and cared for them gave them hope.
They tell us how the persistent encouragement of local staff telling them to never give up hope and their commitment to advocating for their rights absolutely transformed their lives.
They tell us how the persistent encouragement of local staff telling them to never give up hope and their commitment to advocating for their rights absolutely transformed their lives.Sponsor a child
The power of the Gospel: Liz’s story
Growing up in one of the most dangerous neighbourhoods in Peru, violence, drugs and robberies were an everyday reality for Liz at the tender age of six.
It was hard to see past the overwhelming fear and imagine a future outside of her current surroundings. But today, Liz’s life looks like nothing she could’ve ever imagined, and she says it’s because she got to experience the overwhelming and tangible love of Jesus Christ.Read More Sponsor a child
Growing in confidence and in Christ: Ria’s story
As she reflects on her time in the Compassion program, Ria shares this: “Knowing that someone cares for you, it changes you. That’s how I felt the love of Jesus—it was through my sponsor and the people at my Compassion centre.”
Ria didn’t always have the confidence to speak up or imagine a future full of promise for herself. But today, she is living a life free from poverty and using her voice as a passionate advocate for children.Read More Sponsor a child
The gift of hope: Owen’s story
Owen and his two younger brothers lived with their mom in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, surviving on only $5-$10 every month. Intense hunger and complete hopelessness were a daily reality for them until Owen received news that would change his life forever.Read More Sponsor a child
A life of service and giving back: Martin’s story
Martin grew up in a happy family of 11, filled with laughter and joy. But as he got older, the poverty that he, his family and his community faced became harder to ignore.
His childhood, though beautiful, hid the adult world that was slowly encroaching in on him and so many other kids like him.It hid a future of overwhelming poverty and no opportunities for a brighter future…
Then one day, everything changed when Martin’s pastor shared about a new, exciting opportunity coming to their community: Compassion’s child sponsorship program.Read More Sponsor a child