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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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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
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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
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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
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