Frequently Asked Questions

Sponsoring a child is the one of the most effective ways to fight against poverty. When you sponsor a child in need, you build a relationship with that Child and provide them with a chance to build a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.

Your donation will help a child pay for school tuition, materials, uniform and shoes. The child would also be a part of a meal program which helps them receive breakfast and lunch during the school year. There would also be a medical check up on an annual basis.

A $30.00/month or $360.00/year donation will support a poor child in elementary or high school

Yes, You can exchange letters and cards with your child. We typically facilitate an annual exchange of cards during the holiday season.Though we do not provide the direct contact information, if you would like to send it to your child on another occasion, you can forward your letters and cards to the Lumen Vitae office and we can make sure your child receives it.

On an annual basis Lumen Vitae will provide you with a Personal Update Report of your child which includes:
– A picture
– Family information
– Updates on school activity

A sponsorship creates a relationship with a Child in need. While you can cancel at any time, we ask you to inform us at at least one month prior.This allows us time to search for another sponsor to avoid interruption in his/her studies.

Yes! Your contributions are fully tax deductible. We are a 501c3 charitable organization with the IRS. Tax statements are sent on an annual basis every January.