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Member Advice on Sponsoring a Child in the Third World

(+) Travel and meet new people, many wonderful, life changing experiences involved (-) none in my opinion (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2003)

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(+) Makes a good cause done by just clicking alink (-) Not much (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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My African Angels

Advantages: Travel and meet new people, many wonderful, life changing experiences involved
Disadvantages: none in my opinion

Introduction I would love to share my experience of sponsoring four wonderful little girls from Kenya, East Africa. I have been sponsoring them for a while now and have been out to visit them all twice. I hope to go for my third visit over Christmas ...

Little-Lily 29.04.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
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My Experience of Sponsoring with World Vision

Advantages: Giving a disadvantaged child a decent shot at life and helping their community
Disadvantages: Feeling guilty that I can only afford to sponsor one

I decided to sponsor a child once I could afford it ages ago, when I was still at school. I'd read articles in magazines about how rewarding other people have found sponsoring and I've always wanted to give it a shot. So once I got a full time job (just u ...

DoubleFantasy11 15.05.2006 · Read full review
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My mixed feelings

Advantages: Can fund helpful projects to reduce poverty
Disadvantages: I have my doubts ...

I’ve been debating with myself for a while about how to write this op. How can I best put across my mixed feelings about child sponsorship? Before I start, I’m going to lay my cards on the table, so you know where I’m heading with this op. I have sp ...

Maia 12.06.2003 · Read full review
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SPONSORING A CHILD.

Advantages: Helps children in need.
Disadvantages: There are not enough sponsors to go round.

We have all seen advertisements on the television or in the press about sponsoring a child and for many years, although the idea seemed a good one, I worried about what effect this would have on the economy of a community as a whole, whether it would in f ...

thingywhatsit 27.07.2004 · Read full review
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Children just want to play

Advantages: Doing the 'Right Thing'
Disadvantages: None

I sponsor a little girl called Ann, who lives in Kenya. I researched the charity I would select quite throughly, and in the end chose Out of Afrika, as it is a small charity, and the founder responsded to my queries almost instantly via email. It cost ...

chocolatejo987 20.02.2005 · Read full review
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