Day 20: The twelve smiles of Christmas Posted on December 20, 2014 by Matthew Brennan in Child Sponsorship Twelve of our favorite smiles from children around the world for the twelve days of Christmas! Which one is your favorite? *** "Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing." –Mother Teresa #1: Arminda in Bolivia with one of her family's pigs provided through World Vision's Gift Catalog. (Photo: 2011 Jon Warren/World Vision) #2: Safe and happy at a shelter in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Photo: 2011 Jon Warren/World Vision) #3: With easy access to clean water, Martha, a sponsored child in Kenya, says she loves assisting her mother with drawing water. (Photo: 2012 Lucy Murunga/World Vision) #4: 4-year-old sponsored child Lupita in Mexico has an impish sense of humor! (Photo: 2010 Jon Warren/World Vision) #5: 7-year-old Mahoro in Rwanda. (Photo: 2012 Lisa Berglund/World Vision) #6: Jake at a Child-Friendly Space in the Philippines plays with bubbles. (Photo: 2014 Mark Nonkes/World Vision) #7: Aminat with his grandfather in their fields at dawn in Ethiopia. (Photo: 2014 Alexander Whittle/World Vision) #8: A smile of relief after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (Photo: 2013 Jon Warren/World Vision) #9: 4-month-old Precious is happy and healthy at a clinic in Zambia. (Photo: 2014 Alexander Whittle/World Vision) #10: Elvis with his mother Valerie in Burundi. (Photo: 2013 Achel Bayisenge/World Vision) #11: 6-year-old Henry holding one of his goats. (Photo: 2011 Wezzie Banda/World Vision) #12: 3-year-old Reagan in Uganda. (Photo: 2007 Simon Peter Esaku/World Vision) Put a smile on a child's face this Christmas! Choose a child to sponsor today.