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A group of students throw their graduation hats in the air.

The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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A boy smiles at the camera, wearing a backpack.

What happens when kids in poverty get education

In this article: The number of children globally that are currently not in school. The effects of a lack of education—including child marriage and human trafficking. What Compassion is doing to provide access to education for children and youth around the world. ____ It’s that time of year—back-to-school! Your social media feed is probably still […]

date: September 12, 2019
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Three students sit at a long desk in a classroom. They are laughing together.

How do you pay for school?

It’s September—and that means back-to-school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve already seen how Compassion children get to […]

date: September 12, 2019
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A young girl in a white tshirt sits in a canoe wearing a backpack, on her way to school.

How do you get to school?

It’s September—and that means we’re headed back to school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we thought we’d take you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist series, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books First […]

date: September 5, 2019
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Little boy, Felix gives his cow a drink of water out of a green bucket.

#PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!

In this story: How Canadians made a massive impact through Giving Tuesday 2018 How a cow is changing the life of a mother-son duo in Rwanda ____ Do you remember Felix? His mother, Freya*, struggled to provide Felix and his siblings with their basic needs because of her HIV. The local Rwandan church saw many […]

date: August 29, 2019
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Two women stand together on a beach.

What happened when she met her sponsored child and his mom

In this article: A Canadian mom travels to Honduras to see the difference sponsorship makes. Reflections on motherhood from meeting her sponsored child’s mom. Five ways families can practice gratitude and generosity. ____ I met Maria two years ago. It was a hot summer day, the smell of fried fish and french fries mixed with […]

date: August 22, 2019
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Estella poses with a heart pinata she made

Meet the girl who’s making piñatas to overcome poverty

In this story: How to fight poverty through entrepreneurship Ways the local church helps overcome physical and spiritual hunger How creativity can lift families from poverty ____ Pinks, reds, oranges and blues—these are the bold and beautiful colours that crowded young Estrella’s head years ago as she sat on her bedroom floor sketching out piñata […]

date: August 15, 2019
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A group of Chachi children play on a pile of tires.

This local church is partnering with a local indigenous tribe to preserve their native language and protect their land from environmental pollution

August 9 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme is “Indigenous Languages”. (United Nations) The stories of the world’s indigenous tribes are diverse and varied. Many of Compassion’s local church partners around the world have the privilege of working with children and families from indigenous groups. They are able to […]

date: August 8, 2019
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Children in colourful traditional dress run through a field.

Who is my (indigenous) neighbour?

In this article: What can we learn from Canada’s treatment of First Peoples? Inspiring collaboration by local churches and the Shawi people in Peru and the Chachi people in Ecuador Ways forward together with our indigenous neighbours around the world ____ Six-year-old Colin’s bright smile points to a happiness that is also traditionally represented by […]

date: August 8, 2019
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A young Thai girl in a green top holds a baby goat on top of a large boulder.

Do my Gifts of Compassion really make a difference?

It’s the middle of summer, so you’re probably not thinking about Christmas carols and snow softly falling outside your window. However, even though the taste of peppermint hot chocolate isn’t on your lips, think back to Christmas with us for a moment. Shopping for the perfect gifts is a large part of the Christmas season. […]

date: August 1, 2019
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