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The best way to learn what it’s like to sponsor a child in need, or see the impact of a sponsorship from a child’s perspective, is right from the source.
These are the stories of the children, families, donors, and volunteers who’ve experienced the power of sponsorship firsthand.

Sponsor Stories

Paterne & the Frey Family

Paterne grew up in the Central African Republic surrounded by challenging situations. Both his parents died, and he struggled to engage in typical childhood activities

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Short Term Missions Stories

Beka & Tryness

When 4-year-old Tryness first came to the VisionTrust Malawi Learning Center, she was withdrawn and did not speak. While the other children talked, played, and

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Fredy & The Wentz Family

Listen to John W. describe how meeting Fredy touched his heart and started a relationship that would be meaningful for years to come:

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Ashlee & Nahomy

I had the privilege of serving in Guatemala with VisionTrust in March 2022. I went as one of leaders to the high school girls that

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Stories From the Field

Summer Camp Recap

Throughout the year, our VisionTrust students participate in camps during school breaks. Camp is an opportunity for students to grow in their love for Jesus

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Motherhood is a journey that should never be walked alone. But sadly, all around the world, there are mothers who shoulder the great responsibility of

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As a young child, Shalom lost both his parents. But through the love and care of his VisionTrust program leaders, Shalom found hope in God

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Over the years, VisionTrust has welcomed vulnerable and orphaned children into our Casa Luz Orphanage in Ayacucho, Peru.  One of these children is Diana, and

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We love hearing our children share their heart with their sponsors when they write letters.  This is what Angela shared with her sponsor:  “I am

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