Search Results

We found 63 results for the Compassion News category. Showing results 11 to 20.

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 5 comments

Five ways to pray for Christians around the world

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” Ephesians 6:18 We love our supporters and how eager they are to pray for what God is doing around the world. We also love […]

date: February 3, 2017
comments: 0 comments

The Best of 2016

As we draw the curtains on another year, it’s so good to look back and remember all the things we’ve learned, the ways we’ve grown and the things the Lord has done. Here is some of the best of 2016 from around the Compassion world! Best response For many, 2016 was a year of tragedy, […]

date: December 28, 2016
comments: 0 comments

Global Day of Prayer for India

Would you join us in praying for Compassion India? Our work in India Since 1968, we have worked with local partners in India to provide our holistic child development program for children living in poverty. Our 510 partners in East and South India support more than 130,000 babies, children and young adults. Earlier this year, the […]

date: December 6, 2016
comments: 0 comments

Hurricane Matthew: stories of survival

“Noula!” If you had been walking the streets of Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, you might have heard this common phrase spoken among survivors. It means, “We are here. We survive.” Ephraim Lindor, a Compassion Haiti Senior Tour and Visits Specialist, shares about the strength the Haitian people have developed: “To survive in […]

date: October 28, 2016
comments: 0 comments

Hurricane Matthew: An Interview with Compassion Haiti’s Director

Guilbaud Saint-Cyr, director of Compassion Haiti, has led Compassion through multiple crises in his country, including past hurricanes and the earthquake of 2010. On Monday, before Hurricane Matthew hit, he shared a few thoughts with us about how Compassion Haiti was preparing and how we can be praying. What are the specific needs Compassion beneficiaries […]

date: October 5, 2016
comments: 0 comments

Jimmy Mellado: Athletics and Leadership

Did you know that the President of Compassion International, Jimmy Mellado, competed in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul? Here are his thoughts on what athletics have taught him about leadership. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been inspired by the Olympic movement and dreamed of one day participating in the Games. From […]

date: August 5, 2016
comments: 0 comments