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Partnership with purpose is good for business: 10 Questions with Ian Ardill
At Compassion we love partnership. Our programs operate in partnership with local churches in the countries where we serve, and we create bridges of partnership with individual supporters, churches and even businesses here in Canada. Partnership looks different in every situation, but for our long-time supporter Ian Ardill partnering with Compassion has become an important […]
Will the legacy you leave reflect the life you’ve lived?
Whether you realize it or not or whether you think about it or not, you are leaving a legacy. In your day-to-day life, you are imprinting your unique signature on the world reflecting what truly matters to you. Beautifully intertwined, your relationships, work, values, and faith are weaving an intricate tapestry of memories that will […]
Owen’s story: How sponsorship released him into his God-given potential
The slums of Nairobi, Kenya are a hard place to grow up in. Owen knows this firsthand. As a child, he lived in the slums with his two siblings and his mother. Their daily lives were made heavy by the financial constraints of living on $5-$10 per month. Every day, Owen woke up with […]
How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty
There is a resource that we often take for granted, and it’s easy to forget that it’s crucial in determining whether or not a child has the opportunity to dream of anything other than getting through the day. That resource is water. ____ Clean water is so easy to take for granted when you don’t […]
Developing life skills through sports: 5 Compassion kids display their sporting activities
Sports is a vital physical activity that propels development, fun and produces valuable skills. The 2021 Olympics is around the corner, so we rounded up five Compassion kids involved in sports in their various countries. Carmen, 16, is a national gymnastics champion who portrays her love for God and sports exceptionally despite facing barriers like […]
5 life-changing letter writing tips for you
Share this video! Share on Facebook | Share on Instagram ____ Along the path outside her home that leads to the local church, six-year-old Fortune regularly saw her peers excitedly walking home, a treasured letter from their sponsor clutched in their hands. She longed to know what it felt like to receive a letter from […]
How Compassion volunteers across Canada live out their passion for Jesus, kids and the Church
Before and after March 2020. That’s how so much of life is thought about right now, including, for many of us, volunteering with Compassion. Before March 2020, spending a Sunday morning or Friday evening serving behind a Compassion table was a weekend highlight for many Compassion volunteers across Canada. There’s just something about the particular […]
People often ask us, “Why help people living in poverty in other countries when there’s poverty here in Canada?” It’s a complex question, with a lot to consider, but in many ways, it can be answered quite simply, too: Why not both? At Compassion, our expertise is global poverty. We’re so thankful for partners in […]
Choosing compassionate generosity one day at a time
Compassion volunteer Andrea shares about her transformative journey of radical compassion and generosity
Vancouver siblings invent bookmark that gives back
For Elias, 14, Eowyn, 12, and Amadeus, 11, from Vancouver, B.C., creativity has always been in their bones. In fact, it’s in their DNA. Their dad, Eric Hennessey, is an entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses in a way that allows him optimum time to spend on his true passion: travelling with his three beautiful kids. Over the years, the imaginative trio has put their creativity into action through small businesses.