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Policy

 

Displaying photos of your sponsored child

You are encouraged to share with your friends and loved ones about the program.

You're welcome to display photos of your sponsored child at your home or personal space at work/business to share your experience of helping a child in need, along with basic personal information (first name and country only). In order to ensure your child's security, we request you to not post your sponsored child's last name or specific location and contact details on the internet or social media sites.

The child details are presented to you for conveying appropriate information about the sponsorship, and are not to be distributed.

Online publishing and emailing photos of your sponsored child

Emailing and publishing photos and personal information of your sponsored child online is prohibited.

Downloading Photos

You are restricted to download, copy, or replicate photos or other information relating to children from our web site or any social media pages without our prior written permission.

E-mails, Visits and Calls

By agreeing to become a child sponsor, you also agree not to attempt to contact a sponsored child, his or her family or community members, in any manner other than that prescribed and permitted in advance in writing by Sewa Internationa. Telephone calls, emails or unplanned visits to the child's residence and community are not allowed without the written permission and oversight of Sewa International.

 Planned Visits

You are welcome to visit the child you sponsor in the learning center. Please send a written request to our email id at sac@sewausa.org and we will be glad to organize a visit on a day that suits the learning center and you. A sponsor will be allowed to meet a child only in the presence of Sewa International staff and a parent/guardian of the sponsored child.

Unplanned visits to your sponsored child are learning residence is not appreciated.

 Letters

You can certainly write to your sponsored child. In fact, we encourage our sponsors to write to their children so as to get to know them and their family better. Your sponsored child can also write to you. If the child is very young or does not know how to write, someone will probably help him/her to write or the project staff will write on their behalf. However, any communication to your child should be addressed to Donor Relations, Sewa International.

Social Media

You are encouraged to develop a meaningful relationship with your sponsored child in a way that is safe, secure and fulfilling for both of you. As the children supported by Sewa International are less than 18yrs of age, direct contact through the internet or social media (e.g. Instant Messaging, Facebook, Skype, etc.) are prohibited.

In order to ensure your child's security, we request you to not post your sponsored child's last name or specific location and contact details on the internet or social media sites.

 

If you have any questions about any of these policies, please email us to sac@sewausa.org.

 

If a registered child, family member/learning center guardian or donor/sponsor has breached any of the above-mentioned guidelines of child protection, ensure to immediately report such incidences by emailing us at sac@sewausa.org.

 

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