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A girl proudly holds a rooster. There's a farm in the background.

Want, need, wear, read—Compassion style

During the holidays, I often get sucked down the black hole that is Pinterest. Before I know it, I’ve pinned 13 pumpkin pie recipes (I don’t even like pumpkin pie), a handful of “Elf on the Shelf” ideas (have I mentioned I don’t have kids?), and instructions for how to make your own wrapping paper […]

date: December 9, 2016
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10 of the bravest girls you’ll ever meet

Ten courageous girls living in Kenya talk openly about their lives and the joys and struggles facing all girls, everywhere. From child marriage to education, female circumcision to the definition of beauty, their stories and images are a testament to the resilience, strength and the courage of girls living in poverty. These girls are like […]

date: October 27, 2016
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A family for an orphan

A tragedy at infancy plunged Mutabazi into a life as an orphan filled with uncertainty and fear. “I learned that my mother died two months after I was born and shortly after my father was poisoned by a neighbour,” says Mutabazi. This unimaginable crime changed the course of Mutabazi’s life and that of his three elder […]

date: October 4, 2016
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Pushing through college, despite hardships

The streets of the Philippines are bright with jeepneys, the most common form of transportation in the country. They are buses with style, tricked out with vibrant paintings and impressive metalwork. “My father used to drive a jeepney and earn $19 a day,” says Hanazel. Twenty-one-year-old Hanazel Sarmiento is a Compassion student in her hometown […]

date: June 1, 2016
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Saving Santos

Juana, her husband, Miguel and their three young sons live in Totonicapán, or Toto, as the locals call the lush, forested province in western Guatemala. Juana is a housewife and Miguel is a farmer. He earns around $8 CAD per day but usually only finds work three to five days a week. It’s barely enough for this […]

date: April 28, 2016
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A new family for seven orphans

Noemi was only one-year-old when her father passed away in an accident. She was only nine years old when her mother died of an unknown illness. Noemi is the sixth of seven siblings in the Alanoca family in Tilata, Bolivia. After their mother died two years ago, their extended family abused and abandoned them. Their […]

date: April 12, 2016
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Safe water in Uganda: An interview with Ronnie Kaweesa

This man has a big dream to bring safe water and sanitation to all the children Compassion serves in Uganda. But it’s not only a dream; he also has a strategy, expertise and the experience to make it a reality. Ronnie Kaweesa is Compassion Uganda’s water expert with extensive experience in bringing safe water to […]

date: March 18, 2016
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Life to the full

In a small town in La Paz, El Salvador, lives a 7-year-old boy named Cruz. He is friendly and outgoing. He loves laughing, snuggling with his mom and listening to Bible stories at his Compassion centre. He also has terminal cancer. Cruz was a strong and healthy child. But in December 2012, he started to […]

date: March 12, 2016
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Learning about HIV/AIDS

Learning you’re sick is frustrating. But if you are poor, it can be downright terrifying. Especially when it’s HIV/AIDS. Testing positive for HIV is about more than a health problem.  In many cultures, people with HIV or AIDS are shunned by their communities like a modern-day leper. And it’s difficult for sick parents to provide […]

date: November 30, 2015
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Five weeks left to shop—and do good

There’s just a little over five weeks until Christmas! Does that bring you excitement and joy or anxiety? (Or maybe a mix of both!) We want to bring joy to you and to people living in poverty—with our annual gift guide. How can a gift guide bring joy? Trust us—the look on a child’s face […]

date: November 16, 2015
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