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Sponsor a child

Sponsor a child with SOS Children, like this small girl with short hair smiling and looking off cameraBy sponsoring a child with SOS Children, you will give an orphaned or abandoned child a loving family and all the support they need for a happy, healthy childhood. From just £20 a month, you can change this child’s life.

100% of your sponsorship will go towards the care of vulnerable children. You will provide vital support from education to healthcare, ensuring your sponsored child gets the best possible start in life. Our secure sponsorship form makes it easy for you to help a child in need today.

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What makes our child sponsorship special?

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  • Sponsorship is NOT used for UK admin, 100% is spent on the care of children
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  • We give your child long-term care – a family home, food, a school, and healthcare
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  • You can visit or write to your sponsored child in their Village
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  • You will receive a welcome pack, written updates and photos to keep you informed 
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  • You can make extra gifts into a savings account for birthdays and special occasions
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Why sponsor with us?

Why is child sponsorship with SOS Children special? Find out how you can make a difference.

Learn more about child sponsorship...

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Sponsors' stories

Find out why others have chosen to sponsor a child with us, and what their experiences have been like.

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Where to sponsor

You can chose where to sponsor a child. View a list of all the countries where we care for children.

Take a look at which countries you can sponsor in...

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Sponsorship FAQs

It's likely you will have many questions about child sponsorship. Here we answer the most common.

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Child sponsors with SOS Children get regular updates on developments with their sponsored child and the village they live in.