A child sponsored by Enfants du Mekong is not only guaranteed to go to school but he will see a significant change in his everyday life. Indeed, sponsoring enables children to have better access to food, clothing and healthcare.
Sponsoring a child is giving him the key to a brighter future.
Two different types of sponsoring exist:
o Individual sponsoring:
Sponsoring is a personal relation between a child in Asia and its sponsor. Through the exchange of letters on a regular basis, one sponsor will follow the progress of the child he is helping and both will learn about each other culture. Those letters are a beautiful token of the emotional link which builds itself over time.
Individual sponsoring targets either school children or university students. By committing to provide financial support on a monthly basis (€24 for school children and €39 for students), sponsors provide a regular and predictable support which is key to ensuring that children complete their education. A family’s lack of financial resources is in many cases the main reason for children dropping out of school early.
Individual sponsoring represents 93,4 % of total sponsoring.
o Collective sponsorship:This type of help supports one sponsoring program as a whole. It is particularly adapted in isolated region or for sponsors who don’t want to be in correspondence with a particular child. Sponsor will only receive updates on the program itself.