For millions of children in Asia a toothbrush is a luxury item. Clean clothes are a dream. A pillow to lay down one's head, unknown. The prevalence of malnourishment in India is among the highest in the world and in places nearly double that of Sub-Saharan Africa. And worse, most have never conceived of a God that loves them. Read more about Bridge of Hope.
About Bridge of Hope
What does a child receive in GFA World's Bridge of Hope child outreach program?
The opportunity to hear that they are valued and loved by their Creator. Your child will learn Bible verses, stories and songs that clearly present the message of Jesus' love and His redemptive sacrifice. They will hear this through the Gospel.
Education. This includes tuition, books and uniforms. But even more significant, learning to read and write means that a future of hope is guaranteed.
Nutrition. During the school day, your sponsored child will receive a healthy, balanced meal.
Medical care. The Bridge of Hope leaders who care for the child you sponsor will monitor his or her health and provide care as needed. Extra attention is given in areas where malaria or tuberculosis is prevalent. In addition to periodic checkups and medical treatment, children also learn basic habits of good hygiene, such as washing hands, trimming fingernails and bathing regularly.
Development of social skills and self-confidence. From the earliest ages in kindergarten, children are given opportunities to play games and practice basic rules of courtesy.