What is CLI’s mission?

CLI works to transform lives through the undeniable love of Jesus by providing opportunities that break the generational cycle of poverty in Africa — allowing for the realization of one’s God-given destiny.

Who does CLI serve?

CLI serves the most vulnerable people of Africa — regardless of race, religion, gender, or age.

What does CLI do?

CLI provides opportunities for people to help themselves through programs that support healthy communities. Our foundation of renewable energy allows us to work in underserved rural communities, bringing world-class healthcare, research and innovation, clean water initiatives, agricultural development, and vocational training programs, empowering the individuals to thrive and support themselves and therefore, their community. This model creates a new legacy – one of self-sufficiency and hope, for generations to come.

How long has CLI worked in Africa?

Formerly known as Life Sowing Ministries, Child Legacy was founded in 1987 in Zimbabwe, Africa. The work has progressed and expanded ever since.

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In what countries does CLI work?

CLI has full scale programming in Zimbabwe and Malawi. We also have outreach programs and support outside organizations working in our field in Kenya and Uganda.

Are contributions to CLI tax deductible?

Yes. CLI is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization, registered in the State of Texas.

How is CLI funded?

CLI is funded primarily through like-minded individuals like you. We partner with a small selection of organizations, non-profits, businesses, and churches to help fund specific programs as well.

What is the contact information for CLI?

For more information, questions, comments, etc. please contact our U.S. office at or call us at (830) 331-9428.

How can I sponsor a well?

Sponsoring a well is easy! Donate $1250 and our water team will repair a broken pump in a village that desperately needs clean water. Then we’ll send you a report that gives the details of the repair where your well sponsorship took place. You’ll get to see the actual faces of the people you helped with clean water!

What are my payment options?

You can make a secure online donation using any major credit card or your bank account through Paypal. Or you can send us a check or money order to: Child Legacy International, Inc. P.O. Box 805 Boerne, TX 78006