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Reaching God-Given Potential Through Sponsorship

The impact of Child Sponsorship on a child’s life is displayed in ways that continue to give testimony to the wondrous plans that God has for His children. Yobel is a 12-year-old boy living in Indonesia. Through FH educational programs, he has transformed from a reserved student with limited social skills to a courageous, confident individual. Yobel now enjoys […]

Transforming a Cambodian School: A Teacher’s Story of Hope

Education - The benefit of school library for students

A school in Cambodia with struggling students, few resources, and poor hygiene has become a community-changing success thanks to donors who partnered with Food for the Hungry (FH). ‘Sad and Depressed’ to ‘Very Happy’ The elementary school in Thnorl, Cambodia, educates grades one to six in a wooden building with three classrooms and a metal roof. Grade […]

Building Brighter Futures with Early Childhood Education


The rural community of Cyagaju, Rwanda, lacked educational support for young children. Classrooms didn’t have basic amenities and were located far away from families. Young children could not easily attend school. Thanks to Child Sponsors and partnerships between local volunteers and FH Rwanda, 235 children’s lives were changed and their families’ hope was restored through […]

Holistic Support for Children’s Education

Education - ICDP/CESP

Child sponsorship gives children hope for the future. Misha, a sponsored child in Ethiopia, knows that well. As a sponsored child with Food for the Hungry (FH), he received educational opportunities that helped him make big strides toward a brighter future. Child Sponsorship and Education Child sponsors support families to better care for children. One […]

Forging Skills for a New Future: Leonard’s Journey from Despair to Hope

Transformation Inspired Through Education

Transformation Inspired Through Education In the Rwandan community of Nyagishubi, an inspiring transformation is taking place. Meet Leonard, a gifted and determined car enthusiast whose life took a positive turn, thanks to a scholarship funded through child sponsorship with Food for the Hungry (FH). Gripped by the Challenges of Poverty Being the eldest son, Leonard […]

Celebrating Success in Bolivia: This is Strengthen Communities

Celebrating Success in Bolivia: This is Strengthening Communities

Cinthia, a leader and mother in Monte Rancho, Bolivia, is celebrating with her community members. Together, they’ve overcome the extreme challenges of poverty and built better lives for themselves. Food for the Hungry (FH) started working in Monte Rancho over a decade ago. Through these years, FH has walked alongside Monte Rancho and nearby communities, […]

Bridging the Digital Divide: FH and Partners Launch EduLabs

In October 2023, Food for the Hungry (FH) launched a transformative education initiative, EduLabs, to provide accessible, technology-driven education in the Dominican Republic. These labs address the deep digital divide common among communities in poverty, paving the way for better job opportunities in the future. The effort was in partnership with Intel, the Dominican Republic’s […]

Breaking the Cycle: Child Sponsorship Transforms Entire Families

The benefits of a Hope Group Volunteer-Education ( HGV-E ), especially for her children

Khoun didn’t expect her own life to be transformed. At first this mother in Cambodia was just grateful for the chance for her 12-year-old daughter Sievminh to become a sponsored child through Food for the Hungry (FH). Khoun and her husband Chanthon struggled to provide for their 3 children. Their income as rice and cassava […]

Library Transforms a Bolivian Community

World Literacy Day - children

Literacy is crucial to all learning, and Food for the Hungry (FH) understands the importance of a conducive learning environment to foster literacy among students. The COVID-19 pandemic posed challenges for teachers and students worldwide, disrupting not only academic learning, but also their social and emotional wellbeing. The future of an entire community is at […]

Sponsorship Offers Better Life, Enables Livelihood for Bangladesh Family

Sponsorship and Livelihoods

Julekha, a mother in Bangladesh, faced numerous challenges in meeting her family’s needs alongside her husband, Nasirul. They live in a community in Tanore region with their son, Rushar, 15, and daughter Ambia, 11. Nasirul engaged in limited farming and handyman activities, based on the needs of neighbors. But he primarily worked in a brick […]

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Gift Policy:
You may send small, flat paper-based items that can fit into a standard #10 size envelope, have a value of less than $5 dollars and weigh less than 4 ounces. We ask that you send small, flat items of this size because shipping is expensive and even small gift items can cause issues clearing customs.
You can send postcards or photographs, however, we ask that you visit here for more details about culturally appropriate guidelines for photos and other images. Please write the child’s ID # on the back of each item that you enclose with your letter to ensure that it reaches him/her.
Best gifts to send your sponsored child:
  • Paper dolls
  • Postcards
  • Pictures of yourself or family
  • Sports cards, individual cards (baseball, soccer, football)
  • Stickers (flat, paper-based, only a few at a time)
  • Paper-based simple bookmarks, stationery, drawing, or writing paper (single sheets)
  • Coloring pages (single sheets, not books)
  • Please do NOT send:
  • Monetary gifts
  • Liquids, candy, or food
  • Batteries or magnets
Please note, all items should be compliant with airline transport and safety regulations. Gifts that don’t meet the gift policy will be donated to a local Christian non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, that works with low-income families. We will not be able to return them.