The sponsorship of children is a leading aspect of directly supporting households of poor children in developing countries by those in wealthy countries. About 3.39 billion dollars is said to be spent in sponsoring 9.14 million children globally. According to a new study published, highlighted that international sponsorship of children has resulted in higher rates of schooling completion and improvement of the adult employment. The study evaluated the causal impact on adult life outcomes in places such as community leadership, type of employment, and educational completion.
A donation is a gift given by physical or legal persons, typically for charitable purposes and/or to benefit a cause. A donation may take various forms, including cashoffering, services, new or used goods including clothing, toys, food, and vehicles. It also may consist of emergency, relief or humanitarian aid items, development aid support, and can also relate to medical care needs as i.e. blood or organs for transplant. Charitable gifts of goods or services are also called gifts in kind.