The support for our children is lifelong and complex. It also can change from moment to moment.
We employ and continually train the right staff to work with traumatized young people. It is so much more than a traditional home or orphanage. This comes at a cost and we are therefore aware that we need to not ‘cap’ these opportunities for our children’s emotional healing.
Because of this we do not have a set number of sponsors for each child. Instead our sponsors are sponsoring our family as a whole and will receive a yearly photo of their child. We know you will understand this need and thank you so much for supporting our amazing children.
Sponsorship will cost you $50AUD per month and your valued donation will assist us in supporting ALL of our children with all expenses across our entire charity.
Where will my money go?
As you can imagine having 70 children in our care at the Rafiki houses plus over 130 children living out of Rafiki, we have lots of ongoing costs.
Not only the day to day expenses but we also continue to make sure all of our staff are therapeutically trained so they can care for our children in the best way possible.
What happens when I am a sponsor?
You can access the portal online (Estimated completion early 2020)
You can write letters to your child, either in the mail or electronically
You will be kept updated on your child through newsletters and in the portal
What will I receive as a Rafiki Family Sponsor?
In addition to the overwhelming feeling you get when making a difference to all of these children’s lives, Rafiki Family Sponsors will receive an initial "Welcome to the family" pack in the mail.
You will get updates on how your child is doing, and how the Rafiki Family Sponsor donations have assisted the entire family and all of our programs.
You will receive a tax-deductible receipt issued annually for your sponsorship donations, to make tax time easy.