Frequently Asked Questions
What is the FARA Child Sponsorship Program?
How did FARA begin and what is its current status?
Is FARA affiliated with any church or denomination?
How can I support FARA?
How much does it cost to sponsor a child? What does the sponsorship fee cover?
Does the sponsorship fee cover all the education costs of the child?
Can the children access additional fees?
Will the cost increase as the child grows up?
How much of my sponsor fee goes to the administration of the program?
What specific benefits will the sponsored child receive?
How are children chosen for the FARA Child Sponsorship Program?
What is expected of me as a sponsor of a child in the FARA Child Sponsorship Program?
Will I be the only person sponsoring the child I'm helping?
Will I always have the same child?
If I must discontinue my sponsorship, what happens to the child I sponsor?
How long will a sponsorship last?
Are there other ways to support FARA other than through child sponsorship?
How can I communicate with the child I sponsor?
Will I receive correspondence from/about my sponsor child?
May I send material gifts directly to my child?
Is there anything I cannot send to my sponsored child?
How do I respond to requests for money from the sponsor child?
As a sponsor, how else can I learn about the child I am helping?
May I visit my child?
Why does FARA place so much emphasis on helping children?
How important is prayer in sponsorship?
Must I hold and practice specific Christian beliefs to sponsor a child through FARA?
Are my contributions to FARA, including my sponsorship support and gifts, tax-deductible?
How does FARA ensure that my support actually benefits the child/children I sponsor?
Can I see a copy of FARA’s most recent audited financial statement?
What is the policy if a program is over-funded or discontinued?
Where can I find an application form to get a sponsorship or support a project?
How do I find out about projects and how to support them?