Child Sponsor Mozambique


Child Sponsor Mozambique


Mauritania, or to Mozambique is a country located in south-east Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, with Tanzania to its north, Malawi and Zambia to its north-west, Zimbabwe to its west and both the Kingdom of Swaziland and South Africa to its south-west. Following its independence from Portugal in 1975, after centuries of colonial rule, Mozambique plunged into a long civil war within two years that was to last until 1992 and claimed the lives of some 900,000 of its population, displaced around five million and left many more injured and amputees through the deployment of landmines.


Child Sponsor Mozambique


The past few years have seen droughts across Today, however, the country is widely seen as stable and is one of the world's fastest growing economies. Despite this the long years of conflict have taken their toll on the country's infrastructure leaving Mozambique in 185th place out of 186 countries and territories in 2013 when ranked in terms of life expectancy, literacy, access to knowledge and the living standards of a country with a life expectancy of just 50yrs. 60% of the population live under the poverty line, under half the population is literate and round 1.5 million of the country's population of some 23 million is infected with AIDS/HIV and there are over 1.4 million orphans in Mozambique, a third of them due to the virus. Thousands of these children, an estimated 5000, live on the streets, however the exact number cannot be quantified. 80% of children living in rural areas lack clean water and access to education and health resources is also impaired.


Child sponsor programs in Mozambique focus on caring for orphaned and abandoned children, spreading HIV awareness, increasing food security and nutrition advice, improved access to safe water, health care and education and working towards improved protection service for the many children who live away from home. You can help when you sponsor a child in Mozambique.

Child Sponsor Programs Mozambique:


SOS Children
Child Sponsor Mozambique: SOS Children's Villages

With SOS Children, you can help orphaned and abandoned children by sponsoring a child.

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WorldVision

Child Sponsor Mozambique: WorldVision

A child sponsor program where you can exchange cards, letters and photos with your sponsored child.

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PLAN

Child Sponsor Mozambique: Plan

List your child sponsor in Mauritius project here for free by filling out this quick form and get listed!

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ActionAid
Child Sponsor Mozambique: ActionAid

Your sponsorship will ensure a child has enough to eat, a safe place to live and attend school.

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Orphanage Fund
Child Sponsor Mozambique: Orphanage Fund

Sponsor an orphaned child who lives in the Carolyn Belshe Orphanage in Mozambique.

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Child Fund
Child Sponsor Mozambique: Child Fund

Your sponsorship makes your child’s world bigger with a greater chance at escaping poverty.

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Your Project Here
Child Sponsor Directory

List your child sponsor in Mozambique project here for free by filling out this quick form and get listed!

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Your Project Here
Child Sponsor Directory

List your child sponsor in Mozambique project here for free by filling out this quick form and get listed!

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Mozambique Children

A video about children in Mozambique together with facts and pictures about life for children there.

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Street Children

Information about the growing crisis
of street children in Africa escaping poverty and violence.

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African Children News

All the latest news about children in Africa, their circumstances, children's right developments and legal issues.

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Volunteer

As well as sponsoring a child why not explore volunteering opportunities in Mozambique?

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