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Little boy, Felix gives his cow a drink of water out of a green bucket.

#PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!

In this story: How Canadians made a massive impact through Giving Tuesday 2018 How a cow is changing the life of a mother-son duo in Rwanda ____ Do you remember Felix? His mother, Freya*, struggled to provide Felix and his siblings with their basic needs because of her HIV. The local Rwandan church saw many […]

date: August 29, 2019
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Two women stand together on a beach.

What happened when she met her sponsored child and his mom

In this article: A Canadian mom travels to Honduras to see the difference sponsorship makes. Reflections on motherhood from meeting her sponsored child’s mom. Five ways families can practice gratitude and generosity. ____ I met Maria two years ago. It was a hot summer day, the smell of fried fish and french fries mixed with […]

date: August 22, 2019
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A bond forged through letters grows deeper than this sponsor could have imagined.

A bond beyond borders

The moment you meet Cynthia Trump-Fougere from Carstairs, Alberta, you feel welcomed and at ease. Her bright, blue eyes twinkle with quick humour and her infectious laugh portrays a woman with a zest for life and an unrestrained love for others. But she’s the first to admit that finding joy was sometimes a struggle. “I […]

date: July 4, 2019
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8 ethical travel tips

You’re making plans and dreaming of summer vacation—but there’s a lot to think about when you travel. Whether your adventures take you across countries or across counties, here are eight ways you can be a good steward while making incredible memories. Adventure away! Cut down on waste. We’ve all heard how plastic negatively affects the […]

date: June 6, 2019
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A row of girls lie on their stomachs with their chins in their hands, smiling, with confetti falling around them.

What does it look like to volunteer with Compassion?

It’s National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating “all-things-volunteer” here at Compassion Canada! Did you know that there are over 1500 Compassion volunteers across the country? They show us that living compassionately can reorient our lives and affect the way we spend not only our money, but our time, too! We are thankful for each […]

date: April 5, 2019
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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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