Malcolm and Michelle Plaistowe sponsor children to make a difference for others. But their generosity has also been life-changing at home, providing a great learning experience for their own children.
We wanted them to see how other people live ... and just to get an awareness of how blessed we are,” Michelle says.
“We wanted to share our abundance ... and for our kids to know that, hey, we can miss out on some things so that other children can have clean water or can have a meal on the table.”
Her daughter, 11-year-old Anna, loves how her family helps children in need.
"It is so nice to see their photos, to see the smiles on their faces," Anna says.
"Now I realise, every time I drink a cup of water or turn on the tap, that these people in Cambodia don’t have that privilege. It’s changed me so much. I’ve realised how lucky I am.”
Start your own journey of discovery today. When you sponsor a child, you help to transform their world, as all children in the community benefit from improved healthcare, water, sanitation and food. You can write to your sponsored child, receive updates about their progress and even visit them. Reach out and sponsor a child today.
The Plaistowe family from Western Australia visit their sponsored child Sopheak and her family in Cambodia.
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