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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Before the day I met my sponsored child Mihret, I knew little about her circumstances and I was unsure what to expect. We had only exchanged a few letters and after witnessing the reality of poverty in Ethiopia, I dreaded facing the possibility that her story might be the same as so many of the other children we had met in Addis Ababa – one of abandonment, hunger, disease and hopelessness.
At Easter we celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Across the globe children in Compassion projects will hear how much God loves each of them, and what Jesus’ sacrifice means for them.
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.