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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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Stopping Hepatitis B

Many people in the small town of Ba, Ghana, are afraid of HIV/AIDS. But few have ever heard of hepatitis B. When the Compassion centre in Ba held their first health screening, four children tested positive for hepatitis B. The virus spreads through various bodily fluids and, if untreated, can lead to advanced liver scarring, […]

date: November 10, 2015
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Blue Jays, baseball fields and building Bautista

How one Compassion sponsor is helping to build a baseball field! Each year, Lea Patterson from Grande Prairie, Alberta, likes to choose a gift from Compassion’s gift guide to support. Usually, she chooses something relatively small that she can afford on her own, like a goat or a toilet. But last year, she heard about […]

date: November 2, 2015
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See how Compassion’s gift guide helped this girl become a nurse!

Each year, our supporters are making a huge difference through our yearly gift guide. Two years ago, Canadians generously gave to help students in India study nursing. Meet one of the students whose life is forever changed because of that simple gift: Hunched over on a street corner, Ramu spent his days under the hot […]

date: October 22, 2015
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Little doctors spread knowledge to remote villages

Our supporters have spread so much good through our yearly gift guide. Here’s the impact of a project you funded two years ago through the gift guide. (Check out the projects you can support this year!)   One of Compassion’s church partners in Chhattisgarh, India, is situated deep inside a forest and surrounded by mountains. […]

date: October 19, 2015
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