Success means never needing charity again.
Adopt a Village, our overseas development model, provides a cutting edge approach to international development that creates substantial, sustainable change overseas through the empowerment of whole communities.
The Story of Adopt a Village
Learn how our model developed from one school in one country to five pillars that have helped educate, feed, keep healthy and support thousands all over the world.Learn more
Our Development Model
Learn why our development model needs a village—a whole community working together—to bring about sustainable, holistic change and break the cycle of poverty.Learn more
Where We Work
See the countries and communities where Adopt a Village programming is carried out each day.Learn more
The Impact of Adopt a Village
Celebrate our work with stories and examples highlighting Free The Children’s impact overseas.Learn more
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Adopt a Village FAQs
If you have questions or are interested in learning more about the innovative holistic Adopt a Village model of community development, click below to learn more.Learn more