Sponsoring a child pays eternal rewards. It takes little more than a dollar a day to sponsor a child with LLEM. Many families in the USA can spend as much on a single visit to a fast food restaurant as it takes to sponsor a child. The absence of that money each month will be far overshadowed by the impact that it will have on your sponsored child
SPONSOR A CHILD
Poverty impacts the lives of children throughout the world, with more than 30% of children in developing countries—about 600 million—living on less than $1 a day. According to UNICEF, every 3.6 seconds one person dies of starvation, and it is often a child under the age of 5. More than 1 billion children are severely deprived of at least one of the essential goods and services they require to survive, grow, and develop, such as food, healthcare, and education. Some 300 million children go to bed hungry every day, and more than 90% of those children suffer from long-term malnourishment.
WHEN YOU SPONSOR A CHILD, HERE'S WHAT YOU PROVIDE:
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
Education is the best way to remove the barriers of poverty and help those less fortunate gain the skills they need to better their lives. We provide Christian-based education to the children in our school, through pre-school, tutoring and after-school education programs. You have the opportunity to supply your sponsored child’s educational needs to ensure they get what they need for a solid life foundation.
"...train up a child in the way that he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
2. FOOD & WATER
Children are provided access to clean water and nutritious meals at least five days each week at the school, while those at the orphanage home are fed seven days a week.
3. MEDICAL CARE
Illnesses such as malaria, typhoid, and cholera are predominate in Africa, especially in rural communities. These preventable illnesses destroy the lives of adults and children. Orphans and less privileged children are especially prone to suffering from poor healthcare. Consequently, many lives have been lost to preventable and treatable minor illnesses and diseases. We are on a mission of reaching out to these and saving their lives for Christ.
We provide ongoing discipleship programs in which the children learn about the love of God and how the Bible teaches us to live. The children come together every day to memorize a passage of the Bible, and they are taught how to apply it in their lives as well as teach other children what they learned from the word of God. With this, the word of God is taking root in them, which is able to give them wisdom and build them up, as in the case of Timothy in the Bible.
We are able to help them discover their God-given talents. We also show them how they can have a significant impact on their world by serving others through community outreaches as well as caring for others.
As Vince Lombardi said: leaders are made, not born! They are made by hard effort, which is the price all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile. As the children grow older, we begin to expose them to various trades and career options, and we work to prepare them to acquire the skills they’ll need. Our goal is to see the children grow and become the leaders and the transformers that are needed to change their communities, their country and the whole of Africa in general.
GETTING STARTED IS AS EASY AS A-B-C-D
A) Once you’ve made the decision to sponsor a child, browse through our child gallery and select the child you want to sponsor.
B) ) Fill out the form with your contact information and select your sponsorship and payment options. Make it simple and set up a recurring monthly donation on your bank card. Other giving methods are available, too; just choose whatever that works best for you.
C)Once we process your information, you will receive a confirmation letter from us.
D) ) Send your personal message to your sponsored child and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to learn more about the Planned School and Orphanage partner-program.
MATCH FOR THE HEART
LLEM International invites you to look through our ``Match for the Heart`` database to find a child you are interested in sponsoring. By answering the following questions, you'll find a great match and you'll be ready to change a life!