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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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Growing together

Hi, my name is Borisut and I’m seven years old. Welcome to my family’s garden! I live with my family in a country called Thailand, far away from the big cities. My grandparents used to plant all their vegetables by themselves, but by the time I was born people from the city had built roads all […]

date: October 16, 2015
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Learning around the world: a photo essay

Making sure kids get access to an education is something we’re passionate about. But, just like here in Canada, not all children around the world thrive in traditional classrooms. That’s why Compassion staff work to provide children with alternative learning opportunities—so every child has the chance to be successful, no matter what they dream of […]

date: June 4, 2015
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The impact of a water filter

It’s only 2:00 a.m., but 11-year-old Yelekal is awake. He rubs sleep from his eyes and slips into his sandals before grabbing two empty jerry cans and quietly heading out the door. Yelekal unties the family’s donkey and straps the jerry cans to his saddle so they’re balanced on either side of the donkey. Then […]

date: March 20, 2015
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Thank you for your Gifts of Compassion!

You’ve done it again. Year after year, our supporters blow us away with their generosity. This year, Canadians gave 14,663 Gifts of Compassion. If we wrapped these up in boxes and stacked them in front of the CN Tower, we would have 16 stacks as tall as the tower! See the difference you made: Did […]

date: February 27, 2015
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Fishing for Change

The New Anointing Assemblies of God Church building in Akuse, Ghana, is small and obscured by the other buildings around it. It has been here for many years, but the community didn’t notice it much. But now, this church is the talk of the community. A year and a half ago, Compassion began partnering with […]

date: February 23, 2015
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Faith through fire

New Year’s Eve is a big event in Ecuador. Families and friends gather to “burn away” the old year and start the New Year fresh by setting life-sized effigies of political figures and celebrities aflame. But on New Year’s Eve 2011, a celebration in Guayaquil, Ecuador, quickly turned to horror. Children had soaked an effigy […]

date: February 12, 2015
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