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Links to We fight together: Little Valery triumphs over leukemia

We fight together: Little Valery triumphs over leukemia

“Before I underwent that medical process, I was a happy girl. I began experiencing strange symptoms, and I knew something was wrong. After the tests, Mommy approached me and said, ‘Valery, you must be brave.’” Valery was only three years old when her health deteriorated sharply. It was already a difficult moment, as the COVID-19 […]

date: May 30, 2024
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Links to Haiti Crisis 2024: Responding to the needs of children in crisis

Haiti Crisis 2024: Responding to the needs of children in crisis

Children in Port-au-Prince are falling asleep to the sound of gunfire, waking to the news of closed schools and trying to ignore the pain of hunger as crisis unfolds around them. In this blog, learn more about what is happening in Haiti, how it is impacting children and how Compassion is responding to the needs […]

date: April 8, 2024
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Links to Wonderfully made: Meet 3 incredible Compassion kids with Down syndrome

Wonderfully made: Meet 3 incredible Compassion kids with Down syndrome

Around the world, kids with Down syndrome face immense challenges: They are denied a quality education, good health care, the chance to work and earn their own money and the right to make decisions about their own lives (WDSD). Compassion is committed to releasing all children from poverty in Jesus’ name—regardless of their challenges and […]

date: March 19, 2024
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Links to The 3 most unpopular Gifts of Compassion

The 3 most unpopular Gifts of Compassion

Sometimes, the lack of understanding of their power and impact causes these amazing gifts to fly under the radar. So today, we wanted to share some of our most unpopular, ungifted gifts and give you the inside scoop on how amazing they really are. 

date: February 15, 2024
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Links to Teen girls participate in staged bridal shoots to protest child marriage

Teen girls participate in staged bridal shoots to protest child marriage

Note: This content includes photos from staged bridal photoshoots to raise awareness against child marriage. The photoshoots were conducted with parental permission and the girls in these images are not actual child brides. Tisha gazes blankly at the camera with kohl-lined eyes. She is veiled in silken red fabric and festooned with golden jewelry. Her […]

date: October 11, 2022
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Links to Fathers in poverty: Fighting for their families in big and small ways

Fathers in poverty: Fighting for their families in big and small ways

If the life of a father had a soundtrack, “Somebody’s Watching Me” would be on it. The life of a father is an observed life. Little eyes watch and remember the things you do—big or small. You get a laugh at the cute ways your everyday habits are mimicked. Or you chuckle at a repeated […]

date: June 16, 2022
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Links to The Church: the most powerful force against poverty

The Church: the most powerful force against poverty

On the edges of cosmopolitan Mexico City, sits a small community where most homes are made of cinder blocks or other makeshift materials. A young mother, Teresa, stands at her door—a tattered cloth that hangs over the opening of her home. A four-month-old baby sits on her hip, and a seven-year-old stands by her side.  Shortly […]

date: January 24, 2019
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Links to Where do you get your water? 8 photos from around the world

Where do you get your water? 8 photos from around the world

When you need a glass of water, need to brush your teeth or wash your dishes, where do you get your water? Do you turn on the tap in the kitchen? Or get water out of the fridge? In 2019, access to clean water might not seem like an issue that we should still be […]

date: March 6, 2018
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Links to Toilet Talk

Toilet Talk

Let’s take a moment to talk about toilets. Yes, potty talk is usually discouraged. But we’re going to break the rules for a moment because as awkward as it is to talk about them, toilets are important. In many communities where Compassion works, there aren’t many toilets. Doing your business out in the open is […]

date: November 19, 2013
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