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As one of the world’s leading child development organizations, Compassion partners with the local church in 25 countries to end poverty in the lives of children and their families.
Today, two million children are discovering lives full of promise and purpose as they develop in all the different aspects of their lives—their minds, bodies and relationships—while giving them the opportunity to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ at a local church.What is ‘child development?’
“If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God!” Dwight L. Moody, evangelist
Compassion’s global partnership
Our funding countries
Today, Christians in fifteen countries are offering financial support, prayers and letters to the children we serve through the Compassion global partnership.
Australia • Canada • France (SEL) • Germany • Italy • Ireland • Netherlands • New Zealand (Tearfund) Norway• Spain • South Korea • Sweden• Switzerland • United Kingdom • United States
Our field countries
Over 7,000 church partners in 25 countries are working to release children from poverty, helping them to develop healthy minds, bodies and relationships, while giving them the opportunity to hear the gospel from caring local church staff and volunteers.
Central America and the Caribbean
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- Burkina Faso
- Sri Lanka