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A Skeptic’s View on Child Sponsorship

Posted By Web Team On May 13, 2010 @ 1:42 am In Sponsors and Donors | 5 Comments

Child sponsorship A friend of ours in Facebook, Sara Campion, brought this Relevant Magazine article to our attention yesterday. It starts off with some questions we hear quite a bit.

“Do you ever wonder what happens to that $35 you donate every month to a child sponsorship [3] organization? Are you a little skeptical that the money you give is actually going to sponsoring a child instead of a mismanaged nonprofit? If that’s you, I’m with you. A couple years ago, I had convinced myself the money I was giving each month wasn’t actually reaching the child whose picture I had picked out years earlier, so I canceled my sponsorship. It turns out I was wrong, and it hit me like a ton of bricks two years later.”

Read the entire article [4] at Relevant Magazine.


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[4] Read the entire article: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/reject-apathy/poverty/columns/21518-a-skeptics-view-on-child-sponsorship

[5] What Is Child Sponsorship, Really?: http://blog.compassion.com/sponsor-change/

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