Made for Each Other

Each of your sponsored children is uniquely yours. You may not know the reason exactly, but that child was chosen by you for a reason. And you were chose for for that child.

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What Is It Like to Meet Your Sponsored Child for the First Time?

How would you describe meeting your sponsored child for the first time? Can you sum it up with one word?

If you can, please do. If you can’t, please use all the words you need.

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My Best Day in Ministry Was On a Sponsor Tour

Sean Dana, an International Trip Manager, has been leading sponsor tours for more than three years. On one of his first sponsor tours, he had an opportunity to bring a lifetime of joy to children who rarely get to play, run or laugh because they live in the midst of extreme poverty.

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One Day in the Life of a Tours and Visits Team Leader (Part II)

Sorry for so abruptly abandoning you yesterday. Please rest assured that if you’re ever on a tour with me, I won’t do that to you. So, where did I leave off? Oh yes – 10 a.m. 10 a.m. Training with church partners that will be visited […]

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One Day in the Life of a Tour and Visits Team Leader

My name is Soledad Agreda, and I am the Tour and Visits Team Leader of the Peru office. I have been doing this work for about a year and a half now, and my main responsibilities are to organize, facilitate and host individual sponsor visits and tours […]

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Stephanie Harrison: On Travelling With Compassion

Yesterday, I promised you some insights into Steph’s Compassion Traveller experience, so here you go. – Irene Steph in 30 seconds: Age: 14 and a half Siblings: I’m the eldest. I have a 13-year-old brother named James. School: Year nine […]

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A Field Perspective on Sponsor Tours

Wanna peek into my e-mail inbox? I have the great pleasure of “talking” (read: e-mailing) each day with some of our great staff around the world. They always challenge me with their perspective. I’ve been reading along with all the […]

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On My Sponsor Tour

We heard what you think about visiting your sponsored children. And some of you shared some great experiences with us too, which got us wanting more. Want! Want! Want! That’s us. So, if you didn’t comment, haven’t ever commented or […]

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Should I Visit My Sponsored Child?

Sponsor tours usually cost from $2,000 to $4,000, plus airfare to the departure city.

Is that the best use of your money? What is the benefit to your child — to children in poverty? Would it be better to use that money to: send a family gift, sponsor another child or donate to the Global Food Crisis fund?

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