Sponsor a child in Niger
and change their life for good
For just 85p a day you can be the difference in a child’s life. Clean water, food, healthcare and education - for them and their community. Sponsor a child in Niger and save a childhood.
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Hello, I’m Abdoulaye
Gender: Boy | My age: 8 | My home: Sirba, Niger
My birthday is on the 1st September and I have 1 brother and 1 sister. My favourite game is playing football. In Sirba life is hard for children like me. But sponsor me today and you can change my world for good.Sponsor Abdoulaye now
Abdoulaye's life in Niger
Abdoulaye’s daily needs:
For children like Abdoulaye, growing up in Sirba, hunger and malnutrition are facts of life. Parents can’t grow enough nutritious food to feed their children. Children often have to work to help their families make ends meet, instead of going to school.
- Children don't get enough food to eat, and often go hungry.
- Children get sick from drinking dirty water.
- Many children are afraid of abuse, at home and at school.
Your sponsorship can change Abdoulaye's world, and his community, for good.
How Sponsorship Helps
When you sponsor a child for £26 a month it brings much needed change to one child… and many more. The benefits you help provide, extend to your child's family, their community and other children in need. This is because we partner, plan and work alongside local community members to help build healthy, sustainable communities for vulnerable children in the world’s hardest places.
We listen to the child's community and help to identify their main needs.
We work with the community to develop a long-term action plan.
We make sure immediate needs are met, then move on to start the process of deeper, sustainable change.
We train volunteers, empower local groups, and provide resources and support for the community to make changes that will last long into the future.
What will your donation actually change?
Because of our community-focused solutions, for every child you help, four more children benefit, too. Depending on the priority needs in your child’s community, as a sponsor you will be improving lives by providing:
Each year children are dying from diseases caught by drinking dirty water. World Vision is reaching one new person with clean water every 10 seconds and brings clean water to three more schools every day.
We save lives by training volunteer health care assistants, bringing vaccination programmes, and working with families to help protect their children from infection and disease ensuring the most vulnerable have access to healthcare services.
We deliver nutrition programmes and farmers' schools, teaching new techniques to grow stronger crops, protect the soil and grow kitchen gardens - helping families feed their children and saving millions of lives around the world.
Education can transform a child’s life. We’re improving basic literacy and numeracy and working alongside communities to help them better understand their children's rights, and raise their voices to protect and provide for their children.
We provide training in new skills, and support mothers to start their own businesses helping provide a stable income so children and families can have better nutrition, healthcare and greater access to education.
Create lasting change
When you sponsor a child, you transform their life by helping to create lasting changes for their entire community
Why choose World Vision?
We are the world’s largest international children’s charity, working to bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places.
What do I get as a sponsor?
Why sponsor a child in Niger?
Sponsor a child in Niger and help families in their battle against poverty. Niger is at the epicentre of Africa's worst food crisis in decades. But drought is only one part of the reason that millions of people in the country are forced to go hungry. The overriding factor is poverty, aggravated by poor harvests, which have driven the price of food to unprecedented heights.
At a glance:
• Only half of the population have access to safe drinking water.
• Since 2010, 7 million people - 2.5 million of them children - have been affected by the food crisis.
• Life expectancy is just 52 (2009).
Sources: World Vision UK, UNICEF
World Vision has been working in Niger since 1973 and since then over 6,400 children have been helped by UK sponsors. Key achievements include improving access to clean water to reduce the spread of waterborne diseases, giving educational equipment to children so they can stay in school and helping families start new businesses.
You can find out more about our child sponsorship work in Niger, here.
Please sponsor a child in Niger and save a childhood today.