Choose a Child to Sponsor

World’s Children supports the most vulnerable children—orphans, homeless, abandoned or abused children, girls who are unwanted simply because they are girls, and children affected by HIV/AIDS. Sponsor a child in India.

Change a child's life. Become a child sponsor.

In 2001, Ashisha was an abused four-year-old.
In 2019, she is a college graduate.
Sponsorship changed her life.
You can be the difference in a child's life.

“When I found out I had a sponsor, it was a shock. I couldn’t breathe or blink for about three seconds. You brought me warmth and support when I was in deep trouble.” ~ Chandru from India

The children below need a sponsor—someone like you

Children living in India

Sponsor Swathi

Swathi is a 16-year-old girl who is in the 11th grade and lives in India. She is the second oldest of four girls in her family. Her parents are uneducated and very poor. Friends told the family about a World’s Children orphanage and school nearby so her parent’s brought Swathi and her sister to the orphanage to be cared for and educated. Swathi does very well in school. She enjoys drawing, painting, and working in the garden. She wants to become a teacher.

At nine years old, Sagor is the elder of two children in a very poor family. He is in the first grade. His father died in the Covid-19 pandemic. Sagor moved into a children’s home supported by World’s Children in state of Bihar in India. Now Sagor is doing well in school. He loves to sing, draw, and play football (soccer).

Sponsor Rani

Rani is a 14-year-old girl who lives in India. She is a good student in the 10th grade. There are two girls in her family and Rani is the older sister. Both of her parents are uneducated. Rani’s father is an abusive alcoholic with mental health issues and her mother does manual labor for 12 hours a day. People in their village asked the local authorities to intervene in this unsafe situation. The girls were taken to an orphanage supported by World’s Children in Tamil Nadu. Rani likes to play carom and she wants to become a teacher.

Sponsor Veera

Veera is a 16-year-old girl who comes from a very poor family with three children. She is in the 10th grade and interested in her studies. Her parents are uneducated, and her mother is too ill to work. The family frequently goes without regular meals. Veera’s father decided to send her to a children’s home supported by World’s Children in Tamil Nadu, India so she could be cared for and educated. Her favorite subject in school is science.

Anandh needs a sponsor.

Anandh is a 15-year-old boy who lives at a children’s home supported by World’s Children in Tamil Nadu. He is in the 12th grade. Sadly, when Anandh was very young his mother became ill with pneumonia and passed away. Anandh’s father became distraught and could not care for his two sons and brought them to the orphanage. Anandh was sponsored for more than eight years until his long-time sponsor passed away. Anandh as very smart and enjoys drawing and playing cricket. he wants to become an engineer.

Sponsor Anushiya

Anushiya is 12-years-old girl in 7th grade. She is one of four daughters born to a poor family in India with uneducated parents. Distraught by the idea of paying four dowries, her father became an unstable alcoholic and no longer did any work. Anushiya’s mother attempted to raise her four girls while also working but it was too difficult. She brought her girls to an orphanage supported by World’s Children. Anushiya particularly enjoys science and math classes.

Children in Ethiopia

Tamiru is four years old. He was abandoned on the streets and his parents are not known. He was named by the police who brought him to Bridge of Hope orphanage in Gondar, Ethiopia when he was about two months old.


Nuhamen is called “Joy.” She is now three years old. She was found when she was abandoned at Gondar Hospital in Ethiopia. She stayed at the hospital until 2020 when she was brought to Bridge of Hope orphanage. She is mentally disabled and blind.


Bereket is six years old. Her father was killed in the most recent Ethiopian conflict. Her mother died giving birth. She was living in a military camp and one of the soldiers who served with her father brought her to Bridge of Hope orphanage because she has no relatives.

If you prefer, we are always delighted to work with you individually to match you with a child. We have many more children waiting for a sponsor.