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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?
+ - What is FARA’s Privacy Policy?