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An older man stands at a child center surrounded by kids and leaders.

An amazing meeting that was 14 years in the making

When Andrews Ronaldo was 6 years old, a prayer began to brew in his young heart. Little did he know that one day, 14 years later, it would be spectacularly answered. Although Andrews grew up in a loving family in Peru, they struggled under the weight of extreme poverty. With six children to feed and lack […]

date: May 3, 2018
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A woman stands by the water and takes a photograph.

How are you uniquely wired to respond to poverty?

Gaining a deeper understanding of God’s perspective on poverty can make a huge difference.

date: March 23, 2018
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This missionary to Bolivia uses his travels to bless Compassion children

We love that we are able to be part of the ministry of so many amazing Canadians! Here is one of your stories that inspired us this year. Alex Muir is a missionary with Pioneers Canada, and he travels several times a year to distribute solar-powered audio Bibles to remote villages in Bolivia. He and […]

date: March 1, 2018
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A child looks down at a microphone as other children crowd around.

Five tips to conquer a fear of public speaking

Our amazing volunteers share their wisdom on speaking up for children in poverty. We are so inspired by the many Canadians who share Compassion with their friends, churches or other groups. Their choice makes such a lasting difference in the lives of so many children! But we know it takes some courage—public speaking is many […]

date: February 7, 2018
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A family stand in front of their new house.

This family made an offer on a home $150,000 below the highest bid. And they got it.

We love that we are able to be part of the ministry of so many amazing Canadians! Here is just one of your stories that inspired us this year. After returning from a mission trip in Uganda and meeting their Compassion child, the Soh family in Oakville, Ontario, felt convicted that it was time to […]

date: January 12, 2018
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A devoted volunteer says, “Look for those in need.”

We couldn’t do what we do at Compassion without our volunteers. At our office in London, Ontario, the work of about two full-time staff is completed by volunteers! They sort through all of the precious letters you send so they can be quickly sent off to your sponsored child. These volunteers give their time freely […]

date: October 26, 2017
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How well do you understand poverty?

Gaining a deeper understanding of God’s perspective on poverty can make a huge difference.

date: September 28, 2017
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Why do you volunteer?

April is Volunteer Month. (Woohoo! Hooray! Toot toot!) Have we told you lately how much we love our volunteers? Without volunteers, Compassion simply wouldn’t be able to help nearly as many children living in poverty. Volunteers in our field countries give their time at Compassion centres at local churches to care for children. And volunteers […]

date: April 6, 2017
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A school portrait of Joshua Riddoch. He's wearing a coloured shirt, a black vest and smiling at the camera

Can a 10-year-old change the world?

We recently heard from one of our supporters, 10-year-old Joshua from Quebec. After becoming a sponsor several years ago, Joshua decided he wanted to share with his fifth grade class about how they, too, can change the world. Here’s the inspiring presentation Joshua gave to his class in December. I’ve decided I’m going to tell […]

date: January 5, 2017
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A little boy holds up a drawing he's made for a water fundraiser he is participating in.

Childhood is not a waiting room

Often, people think of childhood as a waiting period until “real” life begins. But we know that God can use people at any stage of life to do great things for Him. With their unselfconscious boldness and innocent faith, children and youth can glorify God in surprising and significant ways. We’ve been so blessed to […]

date: December 15, 2016
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