Who we follow on social media greatly shapes what our feeds are telling us about the world. Here are a few Instagram accounts to follow to infuse some inspiring and counter-cultural perspective into your feed:

1. @helenmanson

A grid of photos from Helen Manson's Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Beautiful photos and compelling stories of life in Uganda and travels around the world from a mom, humanitarian photographer and storyteller.

Fun fact: Helen was the storyteller behind one of our most popular stories, Escaping slavery on the most dangerous lake in Africa.

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2. @theglobalgoals

A grid of photos from The Global Goals' Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Informative and motivating infographics, photos and quotes based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

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3. @thebucketlistfamily

A grid of photos from The Bucket List Family's Instagram account.

What your feed gains: A fun, adventurous and childlike view of the vast and exciting world we live in from a young family of travel journalists.

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4. @IJMCanada

 

IJM Canada Instagram Feed

What your feed gains: Insight from our friends at International Justice Mission into the fight for justice in the face of huge issues like human trafficking, modern-day slavery and exploitation.

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5. @morganharpernichols

A grid of photos from Morgan Harper Nichols' Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Beautiful colours, graphics and words that are created in response to real stories that are sent to the artist, Morgan Harper Nichols.

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6. @natgeo

A grid of photos from National Geographic's Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Stunning photos from National Geographic photographers of our diverse and beautiful planet.

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7. @hashtaghopeca

A grid of photos from Hashtag Hope's Instagram account.

What your feed gains: A hopeful and tenacious approach to suicide prevention from this Canadian movement.

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8. @themvmtblog

A grid of photos from MVMT Blog's Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Travel tips and beautiful peeks of the world through the eyes of two millennial sisters who work normal jobs on top of being travel bloggers!

Fun fact: In 2018, Diana, one half of MVMT blog, visited her Compassion child in Rwanda!

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9. @benadamsphoto

A grid of photos from Ben Adams' Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Beautiful humanitarian photography from around the world through the lens of Australian photographer Ben Adams.

Fun fact: You might recognize some of Ben’s work from Compassion’s blogs and social media feeds!

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10. @CompassionCA

A grid of photos from Compassion Canada's Instagram account.

What your feed gains: Snapshots and stories of the people and places that are connected to Compassion’s ministry around the world!

Bonus: Follow other Compassion partner countries like @compassion, @compassionau and @compassionuk!

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Written by: Alyssa Esparaz

Alyssa works in the role of Content and Communications Specialist at Compassion Canada, telling stories that inspire and equip the Church to live compassionate lifestyles. She is a recent graduate of the University of Toronto, where she studied International Development.