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COVID-19 is a pandemic that was brought upon us without any warning, and many livelihoods have been disrupted, be it being retrenched, closing down of workplaces or facing deaths of family members. The lives of Asia’s most vulnerable children have been affected drastically as well, some not even having food or clean water to survive on. This is much more than a health crisis. It is a humanitarian crisis.

2020 has turned out to be very different from what any of us had planned. What does the world look like right now through the eyes of a child? We asked kids around the world to find out.

The world has been turned upside down by COVID-19 and right now, child sponsorship might look different to usual – but it’s just as life-changing as it has always been. Here are the answers to some questions you’ve been wondering about your child sponsorship during COVID-19! 

“I believe that I should contribute meaningfully to those in need, instead of spending money on what I want. I also feel that Chosen is very unique in a sense that it gives those children hope! The power to make a decision that can impact their lives.”

“It is something that is very empowering and meaningful and I feel honoured to be a part of this," shared Jayley Woo. The local celebrity was #chosen by a child in Bangladesh as part of World Vision's latest child sponsorship initiative. This is her story! 

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