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Widows, orphans and chickens

As you enter Rawa Village in western Kenya, you’re serenaded by clucking chickens and bleating goats. The soil is rich in this green village, and it looks like an idyllic country life. But something sinister has touched this place. Rawa Village has been devastated by HIV/AIDS, in part because of the practice of wife inheritance. […]

date: March 15, 2013
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Change Hearts, Change Haiti

It has been three years since the catastrophic earthquake that crumbled much of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of thousands were killed and over a million lost their homes. Natural disasters can sink countries into deeper despair, or they can be the catalyst for change. Although thousands are still displaced, we’re beginning to see a massive rebuilding […]

date: January 11, 2013
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Help teens in Peru trade gangs for business

Meet a real need and bring real joy this Christmas with a Gift of Compassion. “My husband and I came from a mining town in the Andes and did not have the same opportunities our children have now, especially at the Compassion program,” says Elizabeth, mother of Juan Carlos. Elizabeth’s family lives on the steep […]

date: November 29, 2012
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Help A Dad Earn an Income with Drivers’ Education

Tamil Nadu is a state on the most southern tip of India, and is home to more than 72 million people. Its capital city, Chennai, boasts the second largest port in India and brings in commerce from all over the world. Chennai is a bustling hub of activity and culture, making it an exciting and […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Help families reduce expenses with solar lights

Have you ever noticed that when the power goes out, you still hit the light switch out of habit? We all do it – using electricity is as natural to us as breathing. It’s so ingrained in our day-to-day life that we rarely think about just how much we depend on it. In Kenya, available […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Real Gifts That Bring Real Joy: Gifts of Compassion

Christmas shopping may not always be easy, but the look on a loved one’s face when you give them a gift that’s just right makes it all worth it. Imagine a gift that could let you bring that kind of joy not only to someone you know, but to a family in great need this […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Give the gift of clean water in Tanzania

Ekwamkrom is a farming community in southern Ghana fortunate enough to have a major water source running through it – the Akora River. Residents use the river for everything, from bathing and washing their clothes to cooking with and drinking it. But while the Akora brings life, it also carries disease. Bilharzias is caused by […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Educating Parents to Prevent Abuse

How do you stop child abuse? It’s so often something that takes place hidden inside the home, the very place where children should be protected and safe. While abuse is often hidden, it can also be deeply ingrained in a culture. That’s why transforming not only the exterior circumstances of a child’s life, but also […]

date: May 29, 2012
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Gifts of Compassion Campaign Results

Your response to this year’s Gifts of Compassion campaign was such a blessing to us—and most importantly to the children served through Compassion’s ministry. Take a look at these amazing results: But wait there’s more… See for yourself all the ways you’ve helped to give children and their families the skills and resources that can […]

date: April 26, 2012
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Roxana Opens a Beauty Salon

Roxana moved her family’s mirror from inside the house to the porch. She decorated the top with balloons and crafts. She swept the porch and placed a table with beauty products under the mirror with a plastic chair. She was ready for the first client at her beauty salon. Roxana Vallejos is registered in a […]

date: February 28, 2012
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