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I want to Gift Aid my donation and any donations I make in the future or have made in the past 4 years to Kisumu Children Trust.

I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year, it is my responsibility to pay any difference.

Please notify us if you want to:

1. Cancel this declaration,
2. Change your name or home address
3. No longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains.

If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code.

Gift Aid:

One to One Scheme

This is the one-to-one scheme of child sponsorship, whereby the Trust keep the sponsors updated with the child’s / young person’s development and, if desired, correspondence between child and sponsor takes place.

We encourage you to write at least twice a year but you can write as often as you like. All mail should be sent to our office address and will be forwarded by the sponsorship co-ordinator. Normally you can expect a letter from your sponsored child once or twice a year – these may be written by a project worker on behalf of the child as many of them don’t yet have a good grasp of English. Letters from Traditional Sponsors will be given or read directly to the child.


Spotlight Scheme

In this scheme, an ‘aspect’ or ‘specific focus’ of the children’s needs are supported rather than a particular child. You may choose to write if you wish, and your letters will be put up on a notice board for all the children to read. You will not receive a personal reply.

The categories from which to choose are:

– Education and Training
– Health and Community
– Spiritual Development
– Leisure and Creativity
– Staffing and Service Development

How will I be kept in touch with my sponsored child or special interest?

Each year , both one-to-one Sponsors and Spotlight Sponsors should receive:

At least one report or letter on the progress/development of your Child or chosen Spotlight.

A quarterly Newsletter (Email or Postal)

A monthly prayer e-mail which is available on request.

An annual letter and an invite to our AGM


More Infomation

Please download our PDF fact sheet with the additional information to consider when sponsoring a child.

You can also contact us at office@kisumuchildren.org.uk if you would like to ask any questions.