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Your Prayers are Powerful!

Your sponsorship provides resources for efforts in health, nutrition, education, and community development that benefits your sponsored child — but nothing we do makes a difference without God’s involvement and blessing! Your prayers for your sponsored child and their community’s specific needs bring about transformational changes! Please join us in prayer and praise for what God is doing in your sponsored child’s life and in their community.


For your sponsored child to have a spirit of faith, love, and a sound mind and not fear (2 Tim 1:7).



For your sponsored child to have a profound hope for the future, assurance that God will complete the good work He has started (Phil 1:6).



For your sponsored child to experience God’s love – through FH staff, in their home and in their community (2 Thess 3:5).

Pray with us now:

Heavenly Father, I know you watch over my sponsored child. You know their needs intimately. All resources belong to you, and I ask you to please meet those needs as only You can.

I pray for Your protection over them and their family. And that You will help them to grow closer to You and truly experience Your love for them, through their family, friends, and through me as their sponsor.

Lord, please give my sponsored child hope – the kind of hope that can only be found in You. Give them peace that passes understanding, to look confidently to their future and pursue the plans You have for their life.

Thank you God for this child made in Your image. In Your holy name I pray. Amen.

Country Specific Prayers

Please pray for the completion of Early Childhood Development Centers in many new communities. Pray for the health and safety of families during the harsh winter, when infectious diseases often spread. Ask God to give us wisdom as we research the root causes of early marriage, and implement programs to prevent them.
Ask for God’s guidance and wisdom for children and families so they would know His truth for their lives. Pray for domestic violence to end through our projects with mothers and children’s clubs, and for the strengthening of family relationships.

Ask God for the holistic transformation of communities and households. Pray that climate changes and delayed rain do not result in a food shortage, and for the expansion of irrigation systems. Pray that parents take ownership of the community library project to encourage children to read.

Please pray that God will provide wisdom to community leaders, church leaders, and parents. Pray for the new academic year, that enrollment for school-aged children would increase. Pray for improved livelihoods through FH’s model farmers efforts, saving groups, and agricultural training.
Dominican Republic
Please pray for more employment opportunities for the parents of sponsored children. Ask God for the success of FH’s project to lower the high rate of teenage pregnancy. Pray for the children’s physical and mental development as they catch up to academic standards.
Please pray for the safe construction of new Early Child Development centers to help sponsored children get access to quality preschool education. Pray for the continued provision of school materials and uniforms so that all sponsored children will continue to attend school and have the skills for a bright future.
Please pray for employment opportunities for every parent of sponsored children. Ask God to guide each teen who has completed high school to continue pursuing their dreams, and to receive professional training for their careers.
The unrest from last year may result in a food crisis this year – ask God to use FH to prevent this and to give us more opportunities to train parents to help their children succeed in school. Pray for the stability of the country so children can learn and grow in peace.
Please pray for continued success for the educational programs and safe play areas in each community. Ask God to bless projects to improve education, provide livelihoods, and train community leaders for the betterment of children and families in the community.
Please pray for the new academic year, for protection in communities with unrest so that the children can continue learning and growing in peace. Pray for the high school students in the mentorship program to gain knowledge and life skills that empower them to become thriving adults.
Continue to pray for improved literacy, especially among elementary-aged children, increased involvement of community members, and decrease in school dropouts. Please pray for improved incomes as a result of income generating kits (welding, carpentry, and sewing kits and seeds) for sponsored children’s families.
Pray for the upcoming deliveries of seeds, small livestock, poultry, medical supplies, school kits, canteens, and the construction of classrooms and latrines for the new school year. Pray for wisdom for community leaders as they guide families and implement projects to improve the quality of life for children and families.
Please pray for the young people in our workshops on job searching and life skills. Pray for the success of womens’ business plans and for access to capital to start their businesses. Ask God to strengthen fathers’ relationships and responsibilities to their families.
Please pray for our efforts to help financially struggling families post-pandemic. Continue to pray that our values sessions for children and parents will inspire hope and nurture their talents and skills. Pray for local leaders and church leaders to continue serving their communities with honesty and dedication.
Pray for reduced conflict in families and for strengthened and healed relationships. Please pray for the impact of inflation in our communities, the success of our efforts to help parents start new income generating activities, and a better rainfall and harvest for farmers.
Pray that God’s perfect peace will reign in the lives of sponsored children and their families. Pray also for parents who are being trained in health and hygiene and for them to teach others. Ask God to provide good weather for planting crops, since most families depend on agriculture.
Please pray for children to fall in love with reading as a result of the new reading rooms at school libraries. Pray for good communication and relationships with parents and local partners as communities determine their long term goals and for families to participate in the programs available to them.

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If you need assistance, please contact us at donorhelp@fh.org or 866-307-3259.

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.