*Honor is almost fully sponsored, but there are still other children who are not receiving any monthly sponsorship funds at all. Sponsorship does great things, as you know by now, and it is oh-so-important that each and every child has a village behind them, ready to support, love, and watch as the children grow and thrive in the wonderful environment in which they live at SCH. Food, water, supplements, ayahs and nurses, medication, physical therapy, medical attention, a warm bed, clothes to wear, all the things that you know are essential to growth and development, and so great, plus so much more.
From her sponsorship page:
Birth Date: June 2005
Date to SCH: September 2011
Other Details About Me: I have a cranio/facial deformity, that I used to hide until coming to SCH, where I feel more accepted and loved just as I am. This deformity does not impair my cognitive ability, and I am able to attend mainstream school. I am spunky and silly, and like to dance.
Spread the word, sponsor a child.
An important part of SCH’s work is YOU! SCH relies on donations to keep running. Donation opportunities include monthly child sponsors at any cost per month, from as low as $10/month. Sponsorship usually costs between $300 and $500 per child, depending on complexity of needs and which city they live in (Ongole or Hyderabad).
You can sponsor any child who needs additional funding at SCH by using the resources found here. Use these resources to get involved in other ways, such as becoming an advocate or volunteering. You can also become a medical sponsor (ideal for large groups or organizations who wish to support SCH) and donate toward monthly emergency medical expenses; or an educational sponsor and donate toward a specific on-site school. Learn about other ways to give charitably to SCH here, and check back often for additional opportunities.
*A note about names: SCH uses online nicknames for the children in order to protect their identity, per Indian governmental guidelines which state that children in care may not have identifying photos of them on the internet, as well as no identifying information such as birth name, place of origin, etc.
You can also send gifts via Amazon India, make a one-time, general donation, pray if that is your calling, or volunteer at home or in India yourself by using these resources!