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Announcing the Next President and CEO of Compassion Canada

We are pleased to announce that our board of directors has selected the next President and CEO of Compassion Canada: Allison Alley. She will replace Barry Slauenwhite, who has filled this role for the past 24 years and is retiring in October 2019. Allison will become the fourth president of Compassion Canada’s child development ministry […]

date: February 1, 2018
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A girl holds open two curtains. Looking through it and smiling.

How can churches respond to hunger in a sustainable way?

Families facing hunger in the aftermath of drought are getting relief and long-term solutions thanks to our church partners. Flora Karisa, 13, wakes just as the sun rises, the pink sky barely visible through the palm trees towering outside her window. Flora cautiously moves about the tiny room where her five siblings and mother, Zawadi, […]

date: January 9, 2018
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A young Indian girl is embraced by her mother. They sit in front there home which appears to be in a slum.

Honouring God’s work in India

How sponsors and donors enabled the Church in India to transform lives over nearly half a century. After 48 years of serving India, Compassion had to make one of the hardest decisions in its history—to leave India.  Compassion reluctantly ended operations in India on March 15, 2017, after serving children in the country for nearly […]

date: January 6, 2018
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Haiti after Hurricane Matthew—one year later

In the past weeks, we’ve been seeing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean. Many of you have responded with compassion, just as you did nearly one year ago when Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, blew through Haiti, taking approximately 1,000 lives and causing $2 billion in damage. Your compassion restored lives After […]

date: September 14, 2017
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Send help to victims of
Hurricane Irma

Your generous donation will offer assistance to Compassion children and their families in the areas affected.

date: September 8, 2017
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Pray for the Caribbean amidst Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma, which intensified into a Category 5 hurricane on September 6 (the highest category possible), is barreling through the Caribbean. It has already passed over several islands, including Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy. As of midday September 6, it was heading for the Virgin Islands and is expected to pass just north […]

date: September 6, 2017
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Country highlights from our African partners

God is doing amazing things around the world through the dedicated work of our church partners. Take a look at just a few of the amazing stories from our African partners.  Togo: No child deaths by malaria! Each year in the community of Amlamé, a town in southern Togo, malaria kills 60 of the community’s children, […]

date: July 23, 2017
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An important announcement from our President and CEO

After serving in Compassion Canada’s ministry for 34 years, Barry Slauenwhite has announced he will retire as President and CEO—effective fall 2019. Barry will continue to lead Compassion during a diligent process to choose his successor, and once the appointment is made, he will be available to advise the incoming leader during a time of […]

date: July 11, 2017
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Indian Children Running

You started a movement in India

  Silas Balraj, Vice President of the Asia Region, shares a beautiful update on how the church, children and families are faring one month after the closure of our India programs. April 15 marks one month since the heartbreaking day that Compassion India’s doors closed for the last time. It seems fitting that this day […]

date: April 13, 2017
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Drought in East Africa

Several countries in East Africa are facing drought following multiple poor rainy seasons. Rainfall dropped significantly across the Horn of Africa between October and December 2016. Three consecutive years of diminished food production and pastoral resources have decreased people’s capacity to absorb another shock. As a result, over 23 million people in this region are […]

date: April 7, 2017
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