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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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Dastin and his family in their new home

Putting life back together after Ecuador’s devastating earthquake

One year ago, an earthquake took everything from families in Ecuador—but Compassion’s church partners came alongside these families to help them start again. Six-year-old Dastin was sitting at dinner with his family in their small home. Situated on a small island on the coast of Ecuador, their home was a rickety wood structure built on […]

date: March 30, 2017
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An Indian girl holds a letter up to show the camera. She smiles and leans against a blue wall

How do you say goodbye to a child you never met?

On my desk, there’s a picture of a family in Togo, a small country in West Africa. In that picture, a man and woman stand in front of a home with their four children gathered around them. But there should be five children. Akouvi is missing from the photo. I began sponsoring her when she […]

date: March 10, 2017
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Sambhaji writing to Ranjith who attends the Compassion program in India

We’re losing our friend, a part of our family.

Malnutrition so ravaged his little mind that the seizures began. His mother—out of food and out of options, but full of love—wrapped him in a blanket and kissed him one last time. She saved his life. She placed him outside a police station and waited. She hoped. Maybe she even prayed to one or many gods—that […]

date: March 4, 2017
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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.

An announcement about our work in India

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Compassion will formally end all program operations in India on March 15, 2017. This is a decision that affects over 147,000 children, their families, and over 589 church partners. Compassion began working in India in 1968. Over the years, over 282,000 children, babies, mothers and young adults […]

date: March 1, 2017
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