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Links to Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster

Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster

“Even though Compassion is not a disaster relief organization, the link between poverty and vulnerability to disaster is undeniable. As a result, Compassion staff and church partners are often the first ones on the ground in the wake of an emergency—ready and prepared to respond to the needs of children and their families.” – Compassion […]

date: August 27, 2021
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Links to Haiti: God answers the simple prayers of a child

Haiti: God answers the simple prayers of a child

“I told you God would answer my prayers,” six-year-old Soraya said as she quickly looked through the emergency food box in front of her. Three days after a devastating 7.2 earthquake hit southwestern Haiti on Saturday, August 14, Soraya told her grandmother Ana she had prayed for God to provide her favorite food. To Ana’s […]

date: August 19, 2021
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Links to 2021 Haiti Earthquake Updates

2021 Haiti Earthquake Updates

The latest updates including answers to frequently asked questions about the 2021 Haiti earthquake.

date: August 16, 2021
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Links to Crisis: Both danger and opportunity are reflected through COVID-19

Crisis: Both danger and opportunity are reflected through COVID-19

Listen in to this inspiring time that church leaders from across Canada spent with Jimmy Mellado, President and CEO of Compassion International. Jimmy shares about the realities for Compassion’s ministry worldwide as well as the remarkable opportunity we have as the Church to do good and meet the needs of the most vulnerable. With Jimmy’s […]

date: July 7, 2021
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Links to Your pandemic impact: over 8 million people and 250 million meals

Your pandemic impact: over 8 million people and 250 million meals

Many Compassion supporters know that we currently serve over 2 million children around the world who are registered in our holistic child development program. But we’re excited to share a new number with you today. Local Compassion centres have shifted their approach to programming through the pandemic to provide emergency support to children and their […]

date: July 2, 2021
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Links to 7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021

7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021

Despite their varied contexts, the leaders of Compassion’s ministry in the 25 countries where we work share many things in common, too. They are committed followers of Jesus. They value our local church partners. They work hard to see children released from poverty. And this past year, they had to adapt quickly to changing realities […]

date: January 27, 2021
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Links to Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Hearing about a plague of locusts might cause you to think of the famous Bible story told to you in Sunday School. For 46-year-old Behailu, a farmer in Minjar County, Ethiopia, hearing of locusts reminds him of stories told by his father’s generation of farmers. “Our fathers used to tell us how the locusts’ impact […]

date: January 14, 2021
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Links to Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

We’re finally in the last moments of 2020. There’s no way to know what 2021 holds, but here’s what we do know: in this year of unthinkable need, our supporters, church partners and global Compassion family stepped up and made an impact for children and families living in poverty unlike anything we’ve seen before. WATCH: […]

date: December 28, 2020
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Links to A Brazilian pastor’s prayer and perspective on the pandemic

A Brazilian pastor’s prayer and perspective on the pandemic

A guest post from Pastor Linaldo, pastor of a Compassion church partner in Brazil. ____ I still remember when I first arrived in this city. The local church needed a pastor, and I thought I would stay for just two years. It has been 28 years since then and I’ve learned to love this city […]

date: December 14, 2020
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Links to The aftermath of 2020’s tropical storms in Latin America and the Philippines

The aftermath of 2020’s tropical storms in Latin America and the Philippines

As the COVID-19 crisis captured our attention this year, other crises like political unrest and environmental disaster were sometimes overlooked. But these crises didn’t pause because of the pandemic. They had profound, layered effects on the lives of the children and families we serve, as well as on our frontline staff. Watch: Compassion International’s President […]

date: December 8, 2020
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