Charity group seeking 500 sponsors for Swazi children
CNATAIPEI -- A Taiwanese social welfare organization launched a campaign Monday that it hopes will recruit 500 sponsors to provide material aid for impoverished children in the southern African country of Swaziland.
December 10, 2013, 12:25 am TWN
The Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF) said that each sponsor will be responsible for an NT$700 (US$24) contribution each month to ensure basic day-to-day necessities for the children.
At present, 63 percent of Swaziland's 1.4 million people live below the poverty line, the group said.