A simple, cost-effective way to sponsor a child

Help a child fulfill his or her potential with our affordable sponsor a child program.

Our model eliminates costly administrative tasks such as letter writing and spreads the benefits of sponsorship across the community in which our local sponsor a child partner works. Children – and entire families – receive the support they need to thrive.

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Sponsor children at school in Woliso, Ethiopia

Sponsor children during recess at a CHADET-supported school, Woliso, Ethiopia © CFTC 2012


Sponsor children enjoying an after-school program in Bolivia

Sponsor children enjoying an after-school program provided by SCSJ Las Lomas, Bolivia © CFTC 2012

Inclusive Sponsorship

Our sponsor a child program helps children regardless of their race, gender, culture or religion.

Canadian Feed The Children is an independent, secular organization that applies a non-faith-based approach to development.


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Happy family, happy child

Children thrive within supportive families and communities.

Our local sponsor a child partners implement community-based and community-led capacity-building, infrastructure and economic development initiatives that are identified by and benefit the entire community.

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Child sponsorship allows this Ethiopian mother to focus her limited resources on earning a livelihood to benefit ALL her children.

Child sponsorship allows this mother to focus her limited resources on earning a livelihood to benefit ALL her children. Ethiopia © CFTC 2009


Sponsored children live better lives today and look to the future with hope.

Sponsored children live better lives today and look to the future with hope.

How it works


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100% Canadian

CFTC was founded, registered and operates independently in Canada as an international development agency.

Since 1986, we’ve been dedicated to reducing the impact of poverty on children in Canada and around the world.


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Sponsor child at an Hatian health clinic says 'thank you' to Canadians

Sponsor child at an SOE health clinic says ‘thank you’ to Canadians! Haiti © CFTC 2010


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