Writing to the Child You Sponsor

As a child sponsor, you’re creating lasting change in their lives and within their communities. Sponsored children may enjoy the opportunity to receive a message from far-away.

Here are a few tips to get you started:
We currently suggest sending no more than 2 message per year as it can take a few months to translate and deliver letters to the remote communities where we work (and sometimes even longer due to restrictions from the pandemic!). You can include a photo of yourself so they can put a face to your name. Please ensure photos are age and culturally appropriate and do not highlight any personal information such as where you live or your last name... Sending an email is free through your online account!


Letter Writing Tips and Tools

Printable Letter Templates

Click and download the below editable templates, and then either mail your letter or attach it to an email to your country office! You can find your country office email here.

Fill in the Blank Templates

Blank Templates

Your Letter's Journey

Your Letter's Journey

A Letter from Far Away


Other ideas

Are you interested in sponsoring another child?

Or maybe you just want to get inspired?


Still have questions?

Call us at 1-800-728-3843, M-F 8am-5pm (EST) or email us at [email protected].


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