Sponsorstars is a new charity with a mission to combat poverty in the UK, focussing on children of secondary school age who simply don’t have the money to pay for necessities such as a coat, sports equipment, stationery or a school trip.

Through Sponsorstars, you can sponsor a child by agreeing to donate a set amount each month (by direct debit) to pay for these basic items.

I designed and built the website and commissioned an illustrator – Kaajall Modi (kaajalmodi.com) to provide the striking ‘before and after’ illustrations on the home page.

The site accepts donations by Direct Debit. Another challenge was to integrate the application form with GoCardless, a payment processing company, so that direct debits could be set up immediately online, making the whole process smooth and efficient.