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Aduri, wearing a red dress and headscarf, stands in front of her collapsed bamboo home.

Surviving a super-cyclone in a global pandemic

Imagine this. You’re at your home in Bangladesh with your family. You have been for weeks, following directives to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19. But now, there’s a new risk facing your family: Super-cyclone Amphan. It’s the strongest storm ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal. You’re doubtful your home on the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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Christine performing in front of a cell phone camera.

Compassion student’s sign language cover of Fight Song goes viral

Like many of us, Compassion-sponsored student Christine is trying to make the most of her time in quarantine. For the 20-year-old university student studying special education, that means lots of practice for her sign language class. “We learn basic sign language in school, and now in the midst of this crisis, I am learning more […]

date: July 30, 2020
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The other side of the photo

Ever wonder who captured the story or image that captured your heart? Get to know a few of Compassion’s incredible Photojournalists—and find out why they do what they do.

date: June 25, 2020
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Three children carrying chicken and a goat in Bolivia

Gifts of Compassion featured by Spotify for creativity

We’re grateful that our message of hope–that together we can outlove poverty–is being recognized, and celebrated in places we wouldn’t have imagined… like Spotify!

date: June 15, 2020
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A girl runs in a field with her siblings watching behind her.

Good news stories: Mexico

Before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and quarantine measures were put in place, Compassion Mexico staff were planning ahead. They knew children living in poverty would be among the most vulnerable during a pandemic. Before activities were suspended, Compassion centres across the country held information sessions with parents about the virus, where every family received […]

date: June 5, 2020
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A boy holds birthday balloons and a birthday gift.

Good news stories: Colombia

Since the government declared a mandatory quarantine in Colombia, Compassion’s local church partners have been working tirelessly to face the effects of the pandemic and support families through it. Providing food for children and their families is one of the biggest concerns during COVID-19. Many parents have been forced to cease their income-generating activities, most […]

date: May 22, 2020
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Compassion Canada - We Rise As One with the church to fight COVID-19

Compassion launches global initiative to combat the havoc wreaked by COVID-19

For those who live in extreme poverty, everything about COVID-19 is magnified: the risk, the fear, the uncertainty, the life-and-death realities.

date: May 21, 2020
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A woman and two children pose with a grocery delivery provided by Compassion.

Good news stories: Bolivia

As the quarantine extends, the concerns and needs of vulnerable families in Bolivia grow. These tough realities have caused the churches to come up with creative methods to provide for the families who need support but can longer travel to the Compassion centre.

date: May 15, 2020
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A family sits together under a tree.

Good news stories: Haiti

The worldwide effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus must involve everyone, but not everyone is equally equipped. Compassion’s church partners in Haiti are facing that reality head on—working hard to serve children and families who don’t have access to the resources needed to navigate this pandemic. A lack of access to clean, […]

date: May 11, 2020
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5 reasons why the poor are hardest hit by COVID-19

During a pandemic, people living in poverty are among the most vulnerable—unevenly impacted by the many social, economic and physical effects of crisis.

date: May 8, 2020
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