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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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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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Good news stories: Haiti

The worldwide effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus must involve everyone, but not everyone is equally equipped. Compassion’s church partners in Haiti are facing that reality head on—working hard to serve children and families who don’t have access to the resources needed to navigate this pandemic. A lack of access to clean, […]

date: May 11, 2020
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5 reasons why the poor are hardest hit by COVID-19

During a pandemic, people living in poverty are among the most vulnerable—unevenly impacted by the many social, economic and physical effects of crisis.

date: May 8, 2020
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Good news stories: Indonesia

What’s happening in Indonesia—and how Compassion is responding.

date: May 1, 2020
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Good news stories: Ethiopia

In compliance with the government of Ethiopia, Compassion Ethiopia’s church partners across the country have ceased program activities at their Compassion centres, while all national office staff are working from home. Despite the closures, Compassion Ethiopia is still responding in this critical time, supporting new mothers, providing for families in need and proudly and prayerfully […]

date: April 24, 2020
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Compassion COVID-19 Response, El Savlador

How Compassion supporters are helping children around the world during COVID-19

Compassion Canada and our global partners are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in a unified and strategic way. Our church partners in the field are being empowered to meet the urgent needs of families with children or youth registered in our program.

date: April 16, 2020
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Good news stories: Ecuador

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Ecuador has declared a national health emergency. The government has taken measures never seen before in the country, including national curfews and quarantine. Compassion Ecuador has temporarily ceased all activities at all Compassion centres. But despite the closures, pastors, centre directors and Compassion staff continue to […]

date: April 16, 2020
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Stories of how Compassion centres are responding to COVID-19: Part Two

Compassion’c local church partners are stepping up to support the children and families in our programs during this time.

date: April 8, 2020
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