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Links to Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

This article was originally published on Medium, where we regularly publish articles on child development, poverty alleviation and much more. Find us on Medium. ____ In the midst of the Korean War, Reverend Everett Swanson was stopped in his tracks by the startling, desperate needs of Korean children orphaned by the war. While in South Korea as […]

date: January 26, 2021
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Links to On World Teachers’ Day, meet one of the Philippines’ top teachers

On World Teachers’ Day, meet one of the Philippines’ top teachers

Teachers around the world pull off every day heroics all the time—and even more so in a global pandemic. October 5th is World Teachers’ Day, and we want to celebrate teachers around the world who daily inspire and equip the next generation. As an organization that’s all about releasing children from poverty, we hold teachers […]

date: October 1, 2020
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Links to Perspectives: Compassion alumni on the impact of sponsorship

Perspectives: Compassion alumni on the impact of sponsorship

What do those who were sponsored as children think of child sponsorship?

date: June 16, 2020
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Links to 8 inspiring stories of Compassion alumni

8 inspiring stories of Compassion alumni

These inspiring individuals have been released from poverty into lives of promise and purpose.

date: June 16, 2020
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Links to Good news stories: Ethiopia

Good news stories: Ethiopia

In compliance with the government of Ethiopia, Compassion Ethiopia’s church partners across the country have ceased program activities at their Compassion centres, while all national office staff are working from home. Despite the closures, Compassion Ethiopia is still responding in this critical time, supporting new mothers, providing for families in need and proudly and prayerfully […]

date: April 24, 2020
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Links to Healthcare heroes: Compassion alumni edition

Healthcare heroes: Compassion alumni edition

Compassion empowers children to pursue their dreams and become heroes in their own communities. As you pray for healthcare workers in Canada this week, join us in also celebrating and praying for the amazing healthcare workers who are taking care of children and families across the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic—like Compassion alumnus, Dr. Jose Pina from the Dominican Republic!

date: April 3, 2020
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Links to A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

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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Links to The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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Links to Why sponsor as a person of colour?

Why sponsor as a person of colour?

My first time “going home” was to visit the Compassion child my family sponsors, in the summer of 2011. Take “going home” loosely, because the Philippines was never my home. But it was and is the home of my family, and so, as with many first-generation Canadians, the Philippines came to mean some semblance of home […]

date: May 2, 2019
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Links to 3 young Rwandans pursue peace after genocide

3 young Rwandans pursue peace after genocide

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” -Matthew 5:9 _____ *Warning: This account contains disturbing details of violence. It’s been 25 years since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, and though time has passed, the people of Rwanda will never be the same. The genocide was started in April of 1994 […]

date: March 29, 2019
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