Child Sponsorship FAQ’s
What percentage of the monthly sponsorship fee actually benefits my sponsor child?
Impact Ministries sends 93% of the donation amount to Guatemala. The other 7% is put toward our adminitrative expenses.
What specific things does the monthly sponsorship fee give to my sponsor child?
Sponsorship helps break the cruel cycle of poverty and illiteracy by offering children a broad academic education at one of our Vida Christian schools. The children also receive a school uniform, a birthday gift, and a new pair of shoes each year. Each sponsored child has access to a package of services, including a daily nutritious meal, vitamins, and medical care, funded through additional giving to Impact Ministries.
How long has Impact Ministries been running their sponsorship program?
Impact Ministries has been working in Tactic since 2000.
How many Colegio De Vida schools and students do Impact Ministries fund?
There are 10 schools in Tactic and surrounding area serving over 1,350 students.
Can I write to and/or visit my sponsored child?
Sponsors are encouraged to communicate to their sponsor child. As well, Impact has a special sponsor’s trip in which you can travel down to Guatemala and personally visit your sponsor child.
Is there a period of time I am required to commit to sponsoring a child?
How long you choose to sponsor a child is up to you. However, you have the opportunity to change a child’s life. You can sponsor the student through school and university if you wish. We have many sponsors that have been faithful in supporting their child through their entire education.
Can I sponsor more than one child?
Do I get to choose which child I sponsor?
Our staff know the personal history and needs of each child to be sponsored. They will choose who the best candidate is for you.