Sponsor a Child
Your Sponsorship Provides:
- A comfortable home in one of Guatemala’s safest neighborhoods
- High-quality medical care, including a staff physician and nurse
- Ongoing mental health care from our staff psychologists
- Individualized educational plans with professional support
- A team of staff members dedicated to each child’s success
Monthly Sponsors Receive:
- Quarterly updates about your sponsored child
- Photos and videos of your sponsored child at Dorie’s Promise
- A special gift from your child and our team each year
- Opportunities to visit in conjunction with our scheduled trips
- The satisfaction of knowing you are forever changing a life
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AMOUNT THAT CAN BE PLEDGED TO SPONSOR A CHILD?
The minimum monthly sponsorship is $35 per child. We are always happy to receive sponsorships for amounts exceeding $35 a month. We appreciate the love and spirit of every gift we receive. If you prefer to give a special gift, you can donate here today.
WILL I BE THE ONLY PERSON SPONSORING THE CHILD I'M HELPING?
CAN I SPONSOR MORE THAN ONE CHILD?
WHY DOES IT COST MORE TO CARE FOR A CHILD AT DORIE'S PROMISE THAN OTHER ORGANIZATIONS?
HOW MUCH OF MY SPONSORSHIP IS USED FOR OVERHEAD EXPENSES OF FOREVER CHANGED INTERNATIONAL?
IF I NEED TO DISCONTINUE MY CHILD SPONSORSHIP, WHAT HAPPENS TO THE CHILD I'M HELPING?
WILL I GET TO KNOW MY SPONSORED CHILD?
CAN I COMMUNICATE WITH MY SPONSORED CHILD?
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE CHILD I SPONSOR LEAVES DORIE'S PROMISE?
IF THERE ARE 40 CHILDREN LIVING AT DORIE'S PROMISE, WHY AREN'T 40 CHILDREN AVAILABLE TO SPONSOR?
HOW IMPORTANT IS PRAYER IN SPONSORSHIP?
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Abraham was carried into Dorie’s Promise as an infant in the arms of his older sister. Since then, he’s grown into the goofy and fun-loving boy who lights up our home. He’s always ready to dance, play soccer, or make people laugh with his silly faces and jokes.
Birthdate: February 24th
Siblings: Aracely, Ana, Maria
The shy 9-year-old Alejandra we first met has matured into a confident, sweet young woman. She’s still funny and talkative, but she’s also determined to succeed and focused on who she wants to become. Alejandra is the perfect mix of a fun friend, a protective “big sister” to our little girls, and a responsible young woman.Birthdate: January 15th
Generally quiet with a big smile, Alex becomes serious and competitive when a game begins. He’s especially fond of soccer but also enjoys kickball, basketball, and swimming. At 6 years old, Alex came to Dorie’s Promise with his older sister and younger brother.
Birthdate: March 19th
Siblings: Yohana, Elvis
Ana is the quiet middle child. Having been with us since she was 5 years old, she has cemented her place as one of our most studious children. She loves to read and works hard to get the highest grades in her classes. Ana is focused on attending college in a few years.
Birthdate: February 24th
Siblings: Aracely, Maria, Abraham
Having been at Dorie’s Promise since he was 3, Brayan has grown up with us. He’s currently studying culinary arts and preparing to launch into the next phase of life. Brayan fills the role of “big brother” to everyone in our home and is becoming quite handy as he works with our maintenance staff around the houses.
Birthdate: January 17th
When Dulce came to us as a baby, she was a very sick little girl. Thankfully, Doc Castro and our psychologist Ana Maria have worked together to help her become healthier and more independent. With their help, Dulce is learning, growing, and expanding her abilities despite her medical challenges. Dulce is a sweet, determined girl.
Birthdate: May 3rd
Birthdate: August 12th
She might try to trick you with her serious stare, but Elizabeth is loving and a bit sassy like her big sister. She wins the award for “Most Likely to Wrinkle Her Nose in Photos.” Since her toddler days, she’s been keeping us guessing and laughing with her constant antics.
Birthdate: August 4th
Just shy of his 4th birthday, Elvis came to Dorie’s Promise with his older sister and brother. He quickly cemented his place in our home as one of the outgoing, silly boys. He loves to entertain others with his jokes and stories. Elvis is always ready to try something new.
Birthdate: May 12th
Siblings: Yohana, Alex
Birthdate: December 23rd
Birthdate: July 3rd
Birthdate: August 3rd
Birthdate: May 21st
Mario came to Dorie’s Promise when he was only 1 week old. Very early on, Doc Castro diagnosed him with Tourette’s syndrome. He’s made huge progress over the last few years, especially in learning situations. With the help of teachers, he’s reading, writing, and becoming more confident. Don’t let his shyness fool you, Mario is a fun-loving boy with a big heart.
Birthdate: April 30th
Determination is what drives Marta’s success. Her transition to Dorie’s Promise at 7 years old was difficult in part because she was behind in school. When she decides to do something, she’s successful. Marta worked hard to get caught up in school. She’s a great friend to our other kids and a fantastic example of what’s possible with hard work.
Birthdate: January 6th
From the moment she came to Dorie’s Promise just shy of her 15th birthday, Myra has been focused on her future. Losing her mother compels Myra towards helping others. Her dedication and empathy show in all she does. Currently, she’s working hard in school and putting the pieces in place for a future career where her passion and skills connect.
Birthdate: October 26th
Nayeli came to us as an adorable 2-year-old with beautiful curls. She’s since grown into a confident, intelligent young woman. Not one to be in the spotlight, she often slips to the edges of a crowd unless we’re playing something like soccer or laser tag. In class and on the playing field, Nayeli is a star. Her teachers often describe her as a natural leader.
Birthdate: August 9th
Having been with us since she was a newborn, we’ve watched Silvia mature into the strong young woman she is today. Always a natural athlete, she uses her gifts to connect with other kids and visitors. Not only strong, Silvia is also very loving. At home, she especially enjoys helping our Special Mothers with the preschoolers.
Birthdate: January 4th