Coronavirus Threatens Children Around the World

Coronavirus is the biggest global health threat of our lifetime. Thanks to sponsors like you, our teams are working to keep children healthy, learning and safe.

Cases of COVID-19 are being reported in some of the world's most fragile communities. Children — especially the poorest and most marginalized — face increasing health, education and safety risks.

Click on the countries above to see the work we are doing to address the pandemic in our child sponsorship communities.

It is easy to feel powerless during such daunting times. And yet, the power of your generosity is changing the lives of children, families and entire communities affected by COVID-19. With you by our side, we’re able to help families dealing with grave financial losses caused by isolation measures, ensuring children can continue to get an education and providing vital information on how to stay safe and prevent the spread of infection. 

Our direct communication with in-country staff and community volunteers across our 22 sponsorship countries ensures we can respond to specific needs of each sponsorship communities. 


Learn more below about how your support is helping to protect and educate each of our sponsorship communities.


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If you’d like to extend your support, please consider encouraging a friend to sponsor a child. You can also choose to sponsor another child in need at


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