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How sponsors and donors enabled the Church in India to transform lives over nearly half a century. After 48 years of serving India, Compassion had to make one of the hardest decisions in its history—to leave India. Compassion reluctantly ended operations in India on March 15, 2017, after serving children in the country for nearly […]
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 […]
The devastating earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16 has resulted in significant damage, thousands of people injured and hundreds of lives lost. According to the latest government report, the official number of those injured in the earthquake is 4,605. Thirty-three people are still missing and the death toll remains at 660. Over 30,000 people remain […]
I look out the bus and to my left, I see the ocean flash its shades of turquoise and blue. On my right, lush, green hills. Glory. Absolute, beautiful glory. I imagine the Garden of Eden couldn’t have looked much different than Haiti. Then the pristine landscape is interrupted by shacks and dirt. Mounds of […]
You’re off to meet your Compassion child! But what gifts should you bring? Along with your presence, any gift you bring will become a prized possession. Here are some ideas: Toys & activities Give a soccer ball and pump—your child will become the community hero! Art activities will be fun to do with your child, and […]
Compassion Canada is deeply concerned about the children and families affected by the deadly Ebola virus that has taken hold in West Africa. At present, no children or staff members in Compassion’s programs have contracted the Ebola virus. We will contact you directly if the child you sponsor becomes ill. Compassion does not have a […]
Beguens Theus, a formerly sponsored child, was recently elected into the Haitian parliament. He believes that God has equipped him and will use him to help write the next chapter in Haiti’s history: