Studies have shown that giving does something to the “feel good” part of your brain. MRI technology reveals that activity is increased in parts of the brain that respond to rewarding stimuli. Voluntary giving and being charitable actually makes you feel good, according to “Why Giving Feels Good – Your Charitable Brain” by Zack Lynch.
To see the impact sponsorship has on a child over a period of years is more than amazing. Knowing that you are a part of helping a child receive an education, medical care, and the love and nurturing they need to grow and succeed is a great feeling, so it should be no surprise that God built it into our DNA to do it.
Here is a pictorial of an OTA sponsorship success story;