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

A grid of photos from International Justice Mission Canada's Instagram account.

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 brings her passion for youth, justice and Jesus to her role of Writer and Communicator at Compassion Canada, as she works to inspire and equip the Church to live compassionate lifestyles. Her favourite things in the world include her family, basketball, ice cream and riding on airplanes.