Child Sponsorship Cost details

It is important to us that there is full transparency with regard to the usage of the generous donations given to Little Bells Promiseland. Below are the operating costs for Little Bells Promiseland Home. This allows you to understand how the contributions from your sponsorship will be used.

  • Shelter, Food & Utilities

    1. Meals
    (nutritional meals cooked at Little Bell’s kitchen)
    2. Accommodation
    3. Utilities

    Total for the year: US$ 864
    (cost per child per month: US$ 72)

  • School Tuition Fees, Uniform and Stationery

    1. School Tuition Fees US$ 0 (Government aid)
    2. School uniform US$ 32
    3. Winter wear US$ 8
    4. Text books US$ US$ 27
    5. Stationery US$ 15
    6. Footwear (various) US$ 22
    7. Sports track suit US $16

    Total per child
    for the year: US$ 120

    (cost per child per month: US$ 10)

  • Health and Recreation

    1. Health screening every 6 months:
    US$ 120 x 2 = US$ 240 per year
    2. Educational Enhancement: US$ 480 per year
    (eg. tuition classes, computing, reading club, sports events, excursion, carnivals, hikes, picnics, community integration programs, agricultural & renewal energy project, vocational projects, volunteer engagement programs etc)

    Total for the year
    for 30 children: US$ 720

    (cost per child per month: US$ 2)

  • Contingency

    Contingency funds are needed for the following:

    1. Necessary insurance (eg property, fire, accident & theft)
    2. Unexpected medical, dental or hospitalization treatment
    3. Disaster relief evacuation (eg. earthquake, cyclone, landslide etc)
    4. Building maintenance & repair (eg. rain, flood, lightning damage etc)
    5. Contingency for shortage of funds (eg. shortfall in sponsorship funds, rise in cost of transport, food, fuel, other necessities etc)

    Total for the year
    for 30 children: US$ 5,760

    (cost per child per month: $16)

Little Bells Promise Land – Staff

Staff at Little Bells Promiseland Home will be supported through general donations and corporate sponsorship rather than child sponsorship funds.

Little Bell’s full-time staff consist of:

  1. Home parents (a married couple)
  2. Cook
  3. Kitchen helper
  4. Cleaner / Security

Total salary per year: US$ 10, 560
(staff salary per month: US$ 880)

Annual sponsorship per child: US$ 1,200

Annual *co-sponsorship per child: US$ 600

*please note: co-sponsorship means that each child has two sponsors as a measure of security from a sense of abandonment and loss (including possible financial distress).

Keep updated on what's going on at Little Bells Promiseland Home

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