Safeguarding Policy Statement
Hope Mission Welfare Society committed to safeguard, protect and promote the welfare of children.
How to protect your sponsored child?
There are several things you can do to protect your sponsored child:
● Respect their privacy – The sponsored child has the right to their privacy.
● Use official communication channels – Do not go behind Hope Mission’s back to communicate with the children.
● Respect cultural differences. – A child’s culture plays a big role in who they are. Be respectful.
● Report concerns directly to Hope Mission so that they can address any issues if any.
Child security is an inviolable right that every child deserves, regardless of their circumstances, background, or abilities.
Child security encompasses the measures taken to ensure that the children are free from harm and danger. This includes safeguarding their overall wellbeing from abuse, manipulation, and educating them on their rights.
Child privacy is an inviolable right that every child deserves, regardless of their circumstances, background, or abilities.
Hope Mission is committed to safeguarding children’s privacy by protecting their confidentiality and ensuring that their personal details are only disclosed to authorised and trusted individuals.
Child dignity is an inviolable right that every child deserves, regardless of their circumstances, background, or abilities.
Hope Mission Welfare Society is committed to upholding the dignity of children by ensuring the safeguarding of their physical, emotional, and intellectual integrity. Our goal is to promote respect, kindness, and fairness among the children, and we are dedicated to their safety and empowerment, enabling them to flourish into compassionate and responsible members of society.
‘Dos and don’ts’ of sharing information online
● DO blur out the faces of children.
● DO share testimonies of successful adults (that were once underprivileged children) with their consent.
● DON’T share personal information about the children (e.g. full name, IC number, address, etc)
● DON’T share anecdotes about the children without removing information that could be potentially used to trace the children (e.g. full names, school names, persons related to the children, etc)