For $30/month you can sponsor a child and offer hope for a brighter future.

Once you choose a child, please call our office at 800-342-5531 x502 to confirm your selection of a child, as our website is under construction. Thanks! 

Important note: When you select a child to sponsor, please write down their "ID Number" (example: NI100-00015)  or copy "Ctrl+C" it before proceeding. You will need the child's number to complete the sponsorship transaction.

If you have questions or problems at any point in the process of sponsoring, please call us - 800-342-5531 x502.

Shaibu Shanono


ID Number
NI600-03577
Gender
Male
Birthday
Dec 13, 2008
Age
9 years
Country
Nigeria
School
Free Methodist School
Interests
caring for family goats
Needs
education, food, clothing
Health
good
Church
attends church and Sunday school
Siblings
1 brother, 2 sisters

Nigeria

My Country


Estimated Population
170,123,740 (July 2012 est.)
Land Area
slightly more than twice the size of California
Literacy Rate
61.3%
Death Rate
13.48 deaths/1,000 population
Location
Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Economy
Oil-rich Nigeria has been hobbled by political instability, corruption, inadequate infrastructure, and poor macroeconomic management
People
Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups; the following are the most populous and politically influential: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
State Religion
Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
Child Care Ministries

International Child Care Ministries began in Nicaragua in January, 2006

CIA World Factbook: Nigeria