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Why is the girl child sponsor so important?

by Pooja Late so cut

Sponsoring a child is a fulfilling and powerful way to help children in most developing countries. There are so many questions raised while considering sponsoring a child like what country is the child from? Should I sponsor a boy or a girl? How much does it cost? And in which way the money will be beneficial for the child and their community? So, this article will help you find answers to these questions and also help you in understanding girl child education and why it is important to sponsor a girl child.

Challenges faced by Girls in poverty face:

Firstly, let us see what are the challenges faced by a girl child in various fields due to poverty. This will help you understand why sponsoring a girl child is important.

1: Education - we all know education is the basic needs to be acquired by everyone. Globally, twice as many girls than boys will never go to school. So, you sponsor for a girl child education in poverty will help them receive the fees and resources to go to school.

2: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - More than 200 million girls and women alive today have been cut. So, your sponsor can give them weekly access where staff work sensitively to educate families and communities about the dangers of FGM.

3: Child marriage - One-third of girls in developing countries are married before the age of 18 due to poverty. So, your sponsor will be helpful for her education, helping to protect her from being married early.

4: Human trafficking - 71% of human trafficking victims are women and girls. One third are children. So, your sponsor will help hire Staff at a girl's project will quickly notice if she is missing.

5: Child labour - 152 million children are trapped in child labour, 64 million are girls. Providing education, health and nutritional support, sponsorship relieves the burden on a girl’s family, lessening their need to send her to work.   

6: Self-esteem - Poverty damages a child’s self-esteem. So, Receiving your sponsor every 6 months improves a child’s self-esteem.   

7: Long-term employment – It is found that 493 million adult women are illiterate and account for two-thirds of the world’s 774 million illiterate adults.

Thus, considering these poverty issues, many NGO for girls provide you with an opportunity to sponsor a girl and also empower girls to overcome extreme poverty.   

Final Thoughts:

By now I think you would have understood the importance of girl child sponsor. So, if you think educating girl child is important and help them overcome their poverty you can start your sponsorship journey by choosing a girl waiting for a sponsor. Reach out to NGO for girls and organization who can help you sponsor a girl child. You will soon see the difference you’re making through your sponsor. Also, your donations will enable your sponsored girl child to be educated, fed, protected and empowered. You can release a girl from poverty and give her education and a promising future.


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