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Timothy, Abigail and James take a selfie.

WATCH: Take a (virtual) trip with this Calgary couple to meet their Compassion child

Timothy and Abigail MacDonald are committed Compassion sponsors and volunteers. In 2018, they had the opportunity to travel to the Philippines to meet the child they sponsor, James! To kickoff National Volunteer Week, we thought you’d enjoy watching their mini documentary about their trip, which they recently shared on their YouTube channel. If you’re feeling […]

date: April 17, 2020
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A group of Canadian pastors in Peru.

A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

This trip was eye-opening, heart-breaking, mission-inspiring and partnership-affirming.

date: February 20, 2020
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A silhouetted photo of a young Kenyan woman at sunset on a beach.

7 stunning photos of beaches around the world

[3 minute read] Missing the sun? Take a (virtual) trip to the beach with us.

date: February 6, 2020
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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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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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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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My journey of faith

One sponsor, Greta Fehr, shares about growing closer to Christ after visiting Nicaragua.  I grew up in a Mennonite Christian home that was very legalistic. I tirelessly tried to please God and fill the void in my life by keeping all the rules. I never knew for certain if my good works would outweigh my […]

date: April 11, 2016
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Fairness and faith—a sponsor’s reflections on her trip to the Dominican Republic

I wasn’t sure what I was feeling that Sunday morning as we stepped into Compassion centre DR-337 for church, into a space I felt was sacred yet intimidating. It has taken a few weeks to finally understand what I was feeling during my week in the Dominican since I just couldn’t put it into words. […]

date: March 29, 2016
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Advocating for children—a family affair

When Carol Wilson went on an Exposure trip to Nicaragua to meet her sponsored child, it didn’t just change her life—it changed her entire family! Carol: I first sponsored a child with Compassion in 2005. I was drawn to Compassion because I had come to believe that it was vital for children to hear the […]

date: March 2, 2016
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Glory and poverty

I look out the bus and to my left, I see the ocean flash its shades of turquoise and blue. On my right, lush, green hills. Glory. Absolute, beautiful glory. I imagine the Garden of Eden couldn’t have looked much different than Haiti. Then the pristine landscape is interrupted by shacks and dirt. Mounds of […]

date: October 8, 2015
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