Can I send my sponsored child a birthday gift?
Birthdays are a great opportunity to show your sponsored child that you care for them by sending a card and gift. We donâ€™t want to overwhelm our children and their families, so we suggest sponsors send between ÂŁ8 and ÂŁ75 for a birthday gift.
Once theyâ€™ve received the money, the project workers will meet with your sponsored child and their family to choose the perfect gift. All gifts are sourced locally, so youâ€™ll be helping to boost the local economy too. You may be surprised to see your gift used to buy clothes, household equipment or even livestock!
The easiest way to send a gift is through your myCompassion account. If youâ€™ve not got an account, itâ€™s quick and easy to register and set one up.
We can also take gifts over the phone or through email instruction. Just get in touch and weâ€™ll make the arrangements for you.
We suggest that birthday gifts are sent three months in advance to ensure they arrive on time. If youâ€™ve given us your email address, weâ€™ll send you a reminder three months before your sponsored child's birthday.
If youâ€™d like to donate money to a specific area of Compassionâ€™s work, please visit Make a Donation.