Title

Child Sponsorship: A Path to its Future

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2014

Publication Details

This book chapter was originally published as:

Clarke, M. & Watson, B. (2014). Child sponsorship: A path to its future. In B. Watson & M. Clarke (Eds.), Child sponsorship: Exploring pathways to a brighter future (pp. 317-336). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

ISBN: 9781137309594

Abstract

This chapter provides a concise summary of the positive historic features of child sponsorship and notes the emergence of various codes of conduct arising from historic scandals and prior negative publicity. However it calls for continued change and improvement in the sector by suggesting 13 principles including better education for sponsors, greater transparency around the model of sponsorship used, alignment with best practice, promotion of the dignity and agency of the chid and improved public dissemination of program evaluation.

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