Child Sponsorship Program

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History

Historically, Helping Hands International has sponsored over 100 children in Rakwaro, Kenya through Child Sponsors, like you, who commit to a monthly recurring donation.  These funds provide at least two nutritious meals a day, a school uniform, attendance at the local HHI Sponsored School, and lessons about the good news of Jesus.  AS OF AUGUST 2020, WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE WE HAVE EXPANDED THE PROGRAM to include children in Andhra Pradesh, India (see “Children Waiting” below).  Will you consider joining us by regularly contributing $38 to these children?  Your support will directly bless the children and indirectly benefit the more than 70 families in Rakwaro, Kenya and Andhra Pradesh, India.

Children Waiting

The following children are waiting for someone just like you to become their monthly sponsor! Your donation will provide at least two nutritional meals a day, proper schooling, a school uniform and an opportunity to  learn about the good news of Jesus.  Will you support a child today?


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Ronney Ochieng #114, DOB: 8/20/2011

Ronney is one of two boys in his family and his parents primarily work short term farming jobs.  He is currently learning at the Christian Dream School in Kenya but his goal is to eventually go to high school.  Will you consider sponsoring Ronney?

Emaculat Anyango #74, DOB: 04/03/2012

Emaculat Anyango is in a family of five children and she loves to go to school.  She needs a sponsor to continue attending the Christian Dream School as her parents are currently unable to pay for her education.  Will you consider sponsoring Emaculat?

Glen Swabbies #121, DOB: 11/5/2011

Glen is in a family of four children and his parents are small business people who fish at Lake Victoria, Kenya.  He currently attends the Christian Dream school but his parents business has not been stable to due fluctuating fish harvests.  By finishing his education, Glen can help change the future of his family.  Will you consider sponsoring Glen?

Joylin Onyango #124, DOB: 12/1/2011

Joylin is in a family of four, her mother is a water vendor and her father is a handcart driver in Kenya.  She currently attends the Christian Dream School and needs a sponsor who will help support her educational dreams.  Will you consider sponsoring Joylin?

Effey Akoth #132, DOB: 5/8/2003

Effey is in the 8th grade, is an orphan and lives with her grandmother, who is a small farmer whose income can not pay for Effey’s school tuition. She is the oldest of two children and wishes to go to high school. Will you consider sponsoring Effey?

Susan Auma #133, DOB: 6/28/2007

Susan is the youngest of three children in her family (Sharon 15 & Geoffrey 13), is currently in the 6th grade, and likes reading and writing. She is interested in education and sponsoring her will help her realize her dream. Will you consider sponsoring Susan?

Emily Awuor #134, DOB: 3/03/2004

Emily is one of three children in her family, an orphan and lives with her grandmother. She likes going to school and works hard. While her grandmother has a small tailoring shop, she can no longer pay for Emily’s school and now needs a sponsor.  Will you consider sponsoring Emily?

Margaret Cecilla #135, DOB: 9/21/2004

Margaret is one of two children, likes reading and is in high school. While her mother has a small business, it can not support her education. Margaret needs a sponsor to help her continue her education and improve her performance.  Will you consider sponsoring Margaret?

Jyothi Vaddi #I-2, DOB: 10/25/2001

Jyothi Vaddi lost her dad when she was two years old and she was brought up by her brother and sick mom. She comes from a ‘gypsy’ people group whose main source of income is to perform a small circus: walking on the rope, wait lifting, muscle show and few other tricks in centers of the towns and villages they go through and spend few weeks there in each village/town. She needs your help to continue her further education and wants to be a missionary to reach her own people group.  Will you consider sponsoring Jyothi?

Naveena Chinthapalli #I-4, DOB: 10/29/2007

Naveena comes from a ‘Dalit’ caste (people group) which is considered as “untouchable” in India. She is studying 6th grade now after her grandmother brought her and her sister Vela to the Bethany Children Home in 2016. Her mother has been deceased since she was five years old, her Dad and Step Mom abandoned her and her sister and her Uncle was unable to provide security for her. Will you consider sponsoring Naveena?

Pavani Thommandra #I-6, DOB: 05/01/2002

Pavani comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste (sub caste is ‘Madiga’) which is considered as “untouchable” in India and the main living source of this tribe is to repair shoes and pull three wheeler rickshaw (tricycle) and give ride to the people for money. She was abandoned by her Dad and her Mother couldn’t afford to take care of her.  She would like to continue her education and touch the lives of abandoned kids like her.  Will you consider sponsoring Pavani?

Devi Saladhi #I-7, DOB: 10/01/2006

Devi comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste (sub caste is ‘Mala’) which is considered as “untouchable” in India. She is currently in the 8th grade.  Both of her parents are suffering from health issues that prevent them from working and Devi has had to stay home as a result.  She needs a Sponsors to help provide sufficient food, adequate clothes and resources to continue her studies.  Will you consider sponsoring Devi?

Sunny Dadala #I-8, DOB: 06/14/2007

Sunny comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste which is considered as “untouchable” in India. He is studying 5th grade and wants to become a teacher.  He was abandoned by his dad when he was 6 years old and his mom was unable to feed and shelter him.  As a result, he was dropped off at the Bethany Children Home and needs a sponsor to continue his education.  Will you consider sponsoring Sunny?

Sayi Settibathula #I-9, DOB: 08/10/2000

Sayi comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste which is considered as “untouchable” in India. Sayi lost his dad in an accident when Sayi was 9 years old and his Mom is sick and unable to help him.  Sayi is currently at the Bethany Children Home, wants to become a general science teacher and help the rest of the children in his community through education.  Will you considering sponsoring Sayi?

Medapati Devi #I-10, DOB: 04/23/2010

Devi comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste which is considered as “untouchable” in India. Her father died approximately three years ago and, as a result, her mother could no longer feed her.  Both Devi and her brother were brought to the Bethany Children Home and now Devi wants to become a registered nurse to help her community.  Will you consider sponsoring Devi?

Medapati Sunny #I-11, DOB: 04/21/2009

Sunny comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste which is considered as “untouchable” in India. Sunny’s father died three years ago, his mother could not longer feed him and brought he and his sister to the Bethany Children Home. Sunny wants to become a police officer and serve his community.  Will you consider sponsoring Sunny?

Chitumuri Dharmajaru #I-12, DOB: 06/23/2006

Dharmaraju comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste which is considered as “untouchable” in India. His father died about 6 years ago during a work related accidently, leaving Dharmaraj, his brother and his Mother in a vulnerable situation. His Mother is unable to feed both of the kids and requested our global partners in India to help both children with food and education.  Dharmaraj wants to become a pastor/evangelist and take the message of hope and salvation to every single person in their community. Will you consider sponsoring Dharmaraj?

Ch. Durga Prasad #I-13, DOB: 03/09/2008

Durga Prasad comes from a very down trodden ‘Dalit’ caste which is considered as “untouchable” in India. His father died about 6 years ago during a work related accidently, leaving Durga Prasad, his brother and his Mother in a vulnerable situation. His Mother is unable to feed both of the kids and requested our global partners in India to help both children with food and education.  Durga Prasad wants to become a doctor and reach the poor people in the villages with medical helps and take the love of Jesus to his community.  Will you consider sponsoring Durga Prasad?

Dogga Teja #I-14, DOB: 10/14/2007

Teja comes from a very down trodden Hindu community.  His parents were strict Hindus worshipping several deities, but it did not change their financial situation, leaving the family fed up and ultimately in a big financial crisis.  Teja’s father eventually divorced his Mother and ran away, causing them both to live hand to mouth.  Teja’s Mother came to know Christ through an outreach of our global partners in India and Teja now wants to become a public servant (to eradicate illiteracy and poverty in their poorest Hindu communities) and share the love of Jesus to his people group.  Will you consider sponsoring Teja?

P Pavan #I-15, DOB: 07/18/2007

Pavan comes from a “washer men people group” of Hindu community. His parents’ main livelihood was to wash the clothes and feed the family of the highest Hindu families.  Approximately 5 years ago, Teja’s Father left the family in the middle of the night, leaving Pavan and his Mother alone.  Pavan wants to become a teacher, educate children, reduce poverty and make Jesus known to the people in his community.  Will you consider sponsoring Pavan?

L. Udaya Kiran #I-16, DOB: 09/17/2006

Uday Kiran belongs to “carpenters people group” of Hindu community and his name means “the rays of sunrise.”  His Dad left the family, after struggling with alcohol and mental issues, and his sick Mother is unable to feed him and send him to school.  He wants to become a public servant and get rid of liquor/ alcohol.  Will you consider sponsoring Uday Kiran?

L. Subramanyam #I-17, DOB: 01/07/2008

Subramanyam belongs to “carpenters people group” of Hindu community.  His Dad was a carpenter but ultimately left his family after struggling with alcohol and mental issues.  His Mother is sick and unable to feed or send him to school.  Subramanyam wants to become an engineer to help society, his people group and the poor.  Will you consider sponsoring Subramanyam? 

Pappala Neelima #I-18, DOB: 03/04/2010

Neelima comes from a orthodox Hindu family. Her parents were poor farmers and used to work a lot in the rice farms growing rice and vegetables until they moved to the city to find work.  Her father contracted HIV/AIDS and, after battling the epidemic for 4 years, eventually died.  Neelima’s Mother also tested positive with HIV/AIDS, and while she is on medication, she is expected to eventually die, leaving Neelima alone.  Neelima wants to become a doctor, help society with better living and be a good Christian witness.  Will you consider sponsoring Neelima?

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Sponsored Children love to send and receive communication from their Sponsors!  Click the following button to send us a note so that we can share your message with them today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What will my sponsored child receive from this monthly donation?

A: Your sponsored child will receive at least two nutritional meals a day, proper schooling, a school uniform and learn about the good news of Jesus.

Q: What type of communication will we receive from our sponsored child?

A: You will receive regular emails and/or photos from your sponsored child and have the opportunity to join us on a future mission trip to the village!

Q: How many children are part of the Child Sponsorship program ?

A: We currently have over 100 children sponsored in Rakwara, Kenya and (as of August 2020) began expanding the program to include Andhra Pradesh, India.

Q: If I have any questions regarding the HHI Child Sponsorship program, who should I contact?

A: Please contact Crissy Christian (hhandschildsponsorship@gmail.com or 541-538-8902) with any questions regarding the HHI Child Sponsorship Program. Thank you!

 

Meet Your Sponsored Child

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Helping Hands International regularly takes volunteer groups to the Rakwaro, Kenya village, in part, to give Child Sponsors the opportunity to meet their sponsored children in person.  We invite you to let us plan your trip today!

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