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Sponsorship as a gift

How does it work?

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You sponsor a child on behalf of a friend or family member

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They receive the gift of becoming a child sponsor

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A child gets resources, support and most importantly, hope

The sponsorship connection

To set up sponsorship as a gift, simply answer the questions below and complete the form that follows, selecting the 'I’d like to gift this sponsorship to someone else’ option on the form. You’ll then be asked to fill in the details of the person you’re giving it to.

When you sponsor a child as a gift, your chosen friend or family member will receive a welcome pack with a photo of their sponsored child, and information about them and their community. This will be followed by a letter or drawing from their sponsored child, which they can respond to.

They will then receive annual updates and photos, so they can follow their sponsored child’s progress and find out more about the work Plan International is doing in their child's community.

Sponsor a child as a gift

 
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For every child sponsored, 55 additional children will benifit

Our child sponsorship programme benefits children in 50 countries

Do you have a specific country in mind? you’ll be able to select in the next few steps.

The impact of sponsoring a child as a gift

Sponsorship brings something positive to both the sponsored child and their sponsor.

We spoke to sponsored children around the world, who told us what friendship means to them.

Watch the film to hear their replies, and give the gift of friendship today, by sponsoring a child for someone you love.

Frequently asked questions

What will my friend or family member receive?

When you set up child sponsorship as a gift, your friend or family member will be sent a welcome pack with a photo of their sponsored child and information about them and their community. This is followed by a letter or drawing from their sponsored child, which they can respond to. They will then receive annual updates and photos, so that they can follow their sponsored child’s progress and find out more about the activities Plan International is supporting in their community.

How will the sponsorship pack reach the person I’m giving it to?

When you fill out the sponsorship form, you’ll have the option to choose sponsorship as a gift. You’ll then be asked to fill in the details of the person you’re giving it to. You can choose whether to give their sponsorship pack to them in person, or you can have it sent directly to them, by inputting their address in the gift form process.

Will the sponsorship pack arrive in time for Christmas?

Yes, as long as you fill out the sponsorship form and click ‘send’ by 00:59 on Tuesday 18th December, it will arrive in time for Christmas.