Our Cause

Making a difference
one child at a time

Our Cause
Making a difference one child at a time

Imagine Her Life
 
 
 
FIGHTING CHILDHOOD POVERTY
 

Imagine how a family must feel fighting to survive on just $2 each day.

$14 each week. $60 each month.

Around the world, 1 out of every 6 children barely survive on that amount.

They hunger for food. They can't go to school. They can't afford a doctor. Too often, they are forced into child labor or even abandoned.

 

 

 

With your support, we can make a difference 1 child at a time.

So far, our supporters have helped over 11,000 children reach their potential and lead more fulfilling lives. But there is still much work to be done and time is running out for many kids.

Child poverty matters.

Child poverty tears children down through lack of food, clothing, medical care, education, and work opportunities. It marginalizes and traumatizes children.

Moving children and families out of poverty changes everything.

Here's why:

HELPING GIRLS THRIVE

Women and girls are affected by poverty the most. They spend hours collecting water, gathering firewood, and caring for the sick.

When women and girls rise above poverty they get their lives back. They start businesses, improve their homes, and take charge of their own futures.

EDUCATING KIDS

Kids can go to school and stay in school when they rise above poverty.

Less time begging for food or participating in child labor means more time in class. Money for school fees, uniforms, and school supplies ensures that more children have access to education. 

HEALTHY LIVES

More people die from malnutrition and diseases than from war.

43% of those deaths are children under five years old. Access to clean water and basic sanitation can save around 16,000 lives every week.

THERE IS HOPE

Together we can rewrite the story of a child's life

It is easy to look at child poverty in the world and feel hopeless. But child poverty isn’t an impossible problem.

Your support makes a real, tangible difference in the life of a child.

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BECAUSE OF YOU, CHILDREN CAN ENVISION A BETTER LIFE.

Your support helps kids experience life in all its fullness (John 10:10)

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With your support, this is how we tackle the poverty crisis

Our supporters invest in the lives of children and youth. They help them have healthy, educated, and empowered lives to break free from poverty.

Education

Refugee Students | Global Action InternationalYour support helps children get a quality education.

Education protects vulnerable children and youth from forced recruitment into armed groups, child labour, sexual exploitation and child marriage. Education also strengthens community resilience.

Education empowers by giving children the knowledge and skills to live productive, fulfilling and independent lives.

Education enlightens orphans and refugees, enabling them to learn about themselves and the world around them while striving to rebuild their lives and communities.

Support our education programs

Healthcare

Child Health | Global Action InternationalBecause of you, kids can see a doctor and lead healthy lives.

Access to health care protects all of our children and youth and ensures they are able to obtain health care where it’s not otherwise affordable or available.

Medical services save lives by providing direct primary care, referrals and payment for outside services, health care education, and emergency financial support.

Nutrition and feeding programs promote healthy lives by supporting undernourished children and ensure that orphans under our care receive a daily, balanced diet.

Support our healthcare programs

Empowerment

Empowerment | Global Action International

Your donation encourages children to make an impact that lasts.

Games and sports teach the value of teamwork and empathy. They also build life skills like self-awareness, problem-solving, and the ability to cope with emotions or stress.

Youth Leadership programs help youth learn to manage funds and spearhead projects like neighborhood cleanup initiatives or community literacy programs, while building leadership skills and helping create solutions for their communities

Support kids & youth empowerment programs

Economic Opportunity

Employment | Global Action International

Thanks to you, youth obtain the skills and resources to break free from poverty.

Entrepreneurship programs foster entrepreneurship skills to help youth learn how to start and operate a small business so they generate income through self-employment.

Career guidance supports youth on a path that fits their interests, abilities and the likelihood to find work.

Scholarships elevate kids and youth, providing life-changing opportunities to attend school, college, or other higher education institutions.

Support youth economic opportunity programs


Making an impact through local partners

Why does Global Action work with local partners?

We believe that working with local churches, orphanages, and ministries is the best way to create long-term impact. Our local partners have years of experience caring for children. They know their communities better than anyone. They are the best experts to provide long-term support.

How are local partners defined?

We work with a variety of locally-based organizations. Some are locally-founded orphanages and churches. Others are Christian ministries. Others are hospitals and medical clinics. In every case, local experts are designing, implementing, and monitoring the work.

Meet one of our local partners

Promised Land Ministries Guatemala

Promised Land Ministries is a Christian organization working around Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, an area with a 74% poverty rate. We work with local churches and short term mission teams promoting education, health, and nutrition. Together, we work to provide an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. Our programs, feeding, school sponsorship, Promised Land School and the Medical Clinic are the pillars to change lives all rooted in the life and principles of Jesus Christ. Mi Casa Project is a program to prevent illnesses starting at home through home improvements. We host short term mission teams and are open to receive more.

Promised Land Ministries | Global Action International

  Kids are counting on you - be their hero!  

 
GLOBAL ACTION HEROES

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Giving every month is so helpful because it gives children ongoing support they can count on.

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