Sponsoring a child is a fulfilling and rewarding act of kindness. In the context of our organization, it also allows us to build a purposeful relationship between the sponsor and sponsored child. It is an opportunity to express our care and show our sheer love for childen and communities in need of our help.
Child Sponsorship is a one-on-one sponsorship scheme from a sponsor to a Filipino child. This is a helping engagement where the child is supported to help him fulfill his basic needs and, at the same time, provide development efforts in the community where the sponsored child lives.
The child who will be eligible for sponsorship should be within the age bracket of two to eighteen years old and should belong to a poor family. Only children in Good Neighbors project areas will be qualified for sponsorship.
A sponsor can be anyone who is willing and interested to support a child living in a community.
Community Development Project (CDP) area of GNIP. A sponsor should possess good values and good qualities worthy of being a role model to the child he sponsors.
The financial support of the sponsor will benefit not only the sponsored child but also his family and the community where he lives. Comprehensive sectoral programs and services provided focus on education, health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH), income generation, energy and environment, and sponsorship.
Identification of specific services for the sponsored child, family, and community will largely depend on the results of the assessment and community situational analysis. As such, the services provided to the different CDPs are relative and varied.
Community projects can also be considered for the utilization of financial support. These include projects like the construction of needed water facilities, health stations, and learning centers, among others.