We work with community representatives to identify the areas of greatest need. The community then chooses children from those needy areas for sponsorship. This list of needy children is verified by our staff and the children become representatives for the Child Sponsorship programme.
World Vision workers fully explain the concept of Child Sponsorship and inform families that all members of the community get to share in the benefit.
Participation in all World Vision programmes is voluntary, and sponsored children and their families choose to be a part of the programme. We always respect the rights of families to make decisions about this.