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A mother receives multi-vitamins and a paper with health instructions in the Philippines

UPDATE: Compassion Distributes More Than 6 Million Food Packs to Families During Pandemic

God is inspiring his church to rise up. To be the light-bearers in this dark time. To offer physical, emotional and spiritual support to children in need

date: September 17, 2020
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Ten-year-old Carmelo wears a green mask and yellow shirt and holds up both his hands to show they are freshly washed.

Compassion’s COVID-19 relief efforts by the numbers

We’ve been hearing lots of big and harrowing numbers lately. But today, we want to share some big numbers that are worth celebrating. While Compassion’s regular child development programming has been interrupted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our local church partners have been anything but shut down. They continue to provide life-changing, and in some cases, […]

date: September 10, 2020
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Hospital staff wearing blue scrubs unload several boxes of supplies into the hospital.

Equipping our neighbours in Brazil: Compassion donates supplies to local hospitals

As Brazil battles the second-largest outbreak of COVID-19 in the world, Compassion is taking action to ensure the health of local communities.

date: August 26, 2020
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South America – Compassion’s COVID-19 Response

The latest updates to Compassion programming in South America, with details about our COVID-19 response.

date: August 14, 2020
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COVID-19 Updates

Around the world, Compassion staff is working hard to provide support to children and families wherever possible. While many child development centres are temporarily closed to group activities, that does not mean all programmatic activities and expenses have stopped.

date: August 14, 2020
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Meseret and Saron sit beside their bed.

Losing your home in a global pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis isn’t just about health. For single mother Meseret and her daughter Saron, the pandemic left them homeless.

date: August 13, 2020
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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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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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