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Samina’s story: A mother’s dream come true

Often when we think about sponsorship, we think of how much it will help the child. But have you ever thought of how much your sponsorship might mean to the parents? Or how you might just be helping a mother’s dream come true? Watch Samina’s story to be inspired by one mom whose dream came […]

date: May 5, 2015
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One coin at a time

By Cesiah Magaña Carlos is two years old. He lives with his family in a small town on the banks of the Usumacinta River, nature’s border between Mexico and Guatemala. The region is a mosaic of cultures, the primary being the Ch’ol, an indigenous people descended from the Mayans. Like many rural towns in Mexico, […]

date: March 5, 2015
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What does sponsorship have to do with social justice?

Today is World Day of Social Justice. According to the United Nations, “We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.” You might […]

date: February 20, 2015
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The impact of polygamy

Traveling to Monduli Juu village from Arusha, Tanzania, I pass through the Monduli Mountains, thick with forest.  The forest makes this remote village cold and windy. The people here are from the Maasai tribe and live in traditional boma—a group of huts made from sticks and dung and surrounded by a fence of thickets to […]

date: November 28, 2014
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Empowering local communities to protect their resources

Compassion is focused on holistic child development—we help children grow into adults who are able to identify the problems around them and are empowered to take action. Part of that education is teaching children about the importance of being good stewards of the land around them. The places where Compassion works can be the most […]

date: November 21, 2014
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A former sponsored child is bringing education to 165 children!

By Tigist Gizachew, Compassion Ethiopia Tariku Hailemariam’s mom was just 15 years old when she had him. She was unable to take care of him, so she gave him up for adoption. Tariku’s adoptive mother, once economically capable of raising him, lost everything she had a few years after she took him in. So his […]

date: November 3, 2014
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Compassion Explorer Extra: Surf School

Children at the Compassion centre in Fortaleza, Brazil, are learning how to surf! Their pastor says the surfing program teaches kids important life lessons. Watch this video to see them in action!

date: July 11, 2014
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A life beyond the sugarcane fields

The sun burns the back of Eliseo’s neck as he raises his machete and swings. He tosses the severed sugarcane stalk onto a pile he’s already cut, wipes the sweat from his eyes and hacks another. He’s been at it for hours but can’t rest yet. He has a family to provide for and he […]

date: June 12, 2014
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Saying no to child marriage

The thirteenth year of a girl’s life should be a time of dreams, hope and excitement. She’s somewhere between childhood and adulthood, learning to figure out life, engaging in friendships, working on her studies. It’s certainly not the time to get married. But for many girls in rural Bangladesh, this is exactly what happens. Parents […]

date: January 14, 2014
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Sparking smiles at Christmas

Last year, you put smiles on kids from Mexico to India with a special Christmas gift—and you helped children in a remote village in Ghana celebrate Christmas for the first time ever! Here’s a little peek into the smiles you sparked on Christmas.

date: October 30, 2013
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