The BBC has a report under the title ‘Is child sponsorship ethical?’ highlighting Wydick, Glewwe & Rutledge’s recent study in the JPE on the effects of child sponsorship, specifically through Compassion International, on adult outcomes.
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My name is Radhika. My father abandoned me when I was a year old. My mother got married a second time and since then she has never bothered about me at all. My second dad won’t accept another man’s child as his child. All this upsets me very much.
My name is Benson. I am orphaned so I live with my grandmother, aunt and sister. Before I was sponsored I used to be always sick and my grandmother could not afford to take me to hospital. This was too hard for me and my family.