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Child sponsorship reviews

“Sponsoring a child feels more special than other charitable donations – it's so much more than just giving money, it's like getting a new family member.”

—Child sponsorship review from Louise, who sponsors David in Uganda

Louise provides a child sponsorship review, and here she is with her sponsored child
Louise visited her sponsored child and his SOS family
in Uganda. "I love sponsoring David and visiting him
was the highlight of an amazing trip. It felt like visiting

Sponsoring a child is the one of the best ways to support our work, and our supporters tell us it's an immensely rewarding experience, as you can see from these child sponsorship reviews.

They look forward to receiving updates about their sponsored child, and know that their support makes a positive difference to that child's life.

Sponsors' stories from around the world

Read personal testimonials of child sponsorship from different parts of the world. Many sponsors have visited or stayed in contact with their sponsored child.

I sponsor a child in Africa

Click here to read testimonials from Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Kenya and the Gambia.

I sponsor a child in Asia

Click here to read testimonials from Pakistan, Bethlehem, Cambodia, India and Nepal

I sponsor in the Americas

Click here to read testimonials from Panama, Peru and Nicaragua.

I sponsor in Europe

Click here to read a testimonial from Brovary in Ukraine.

I sponsor in the Middle East

Click here to read a testimonial from Bethlehem, Israel. 

Sponsor a child with SOS Children's Villages

If you would like to find out more about child sponsorship, visit our sponsor a child page. If you'd like to find out which countries we work in, visit our where you can sponsor page.

Many thanks to our supporters who have kindly offered these testimonials for us to use. If you'd like to send us your own sponsorship story, please email .


Becoming an SOS child sponsor online is easy and makes a real difference to the life of a child in need.