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How to share stories about poverty with dignity
Have you ever had to choose a photo to represent yourself? If you have, you will know it is not done carelessly or without consideration. Why? Because you want it to represent you well. This is a value that Compassion holds for the children we serve. We want to represent them well—with dignity, honesty and […]
A diary of clean water: My memories of when clean water changed everything
Meet Egodine. This eight-year-old girl lives in a small community in northwestern Burkina Faso, where the sky is expansive, the dirt is deep red dust and the horizon is punctuated by vegetation that can weather the dry seasons. Egodine loves where she lives—it’s her home. But her small community does not have a clean water […]
She who hungers: Why global hunger hits women and girls worse
Beaded sweat dripping down her brow, Fransciska breathes deep the dusty air kicked up from her worn sandals. Her sombre one-year-old rests his cheek against her jutted shoulder blade. She carries the weight of his hungry body in a green cloth kanga carrier wrapped around her torso. The weight of her precious baby takes a toll on her tired body during today’s 15-kilometre.
But it is nothing compared to the weight of the world she bears each day, fighting to provide for her six hungry children.
Sponsorship basics: What happens when my Compassion child graduates or leaves the program?
When your sponsor child graduates or leaves Compassion’s program, it is a significant moment in your sponsorship journey. It may stir up emotions or raise questions, all of which are important. This blog is your guide to navigating what may arise at the end of your sponsorship journey with a Compassion child. When it comes […]
How to talk to kids about the global food crisis
The news can be scary for kids (and grown-ups too)! With so much brokenness in the world, it’s tempting to want to shield our children. Many of us wonder how to make our children aware of complex issues like the global food crisis. Heavy conversations can be intimidating. Right now, a global food crisis is […]
What makes Compassion special? Watch our country impact videos to see your love in action!
There are so many organizations working for good that you might wonder: what makes Compassion different? We asked some Compassion kids around the world to tell you what life is like in their country and how Compassion has been right beside them. Here are the big three things that make us unique! 1. We’re Christ-centred […]
WATCH: The Nativity story through the eyes of children in Indonesia
You’ve probably thought it too: “I wonder what it was like to be Mary….” For children, when they think it, they imagine it, taste it and feel it. And this is the invitation for us all every Christmas season. Amidst the overwhelm and hurry of checking things off lists and wrapping Christmas gifts, we are […]
Mercy lives: HIV-positive mom finds hope in community amidst stigma
38 million. It’s the number that represents the total population of Canada today. It’s also the number of people who were living with HIV by the end of 2021, according to World Health Organization. This astronomical number is a significant increase from 30.8 million in 2010. 36.7 million of those affected in 2021 were adults […]
WATCH: How can Christians respond to a crisis?
All of us are affected by rising costs of living as well as complications from recent world events. But some regions of the world have been harder hit than others. Haiti has experienced devastating earthquakes, political unrest and a deepening food crisis. Canadians have reached out with compassion to help. But have you ever wondered […]
How to pray for the global food crisis
2022 has been a year of an unparalleled global food crisis. According to the World Food Program, as many as 828 million people go to bed hungry every night. The number of those facing severe food insecurity continues to rise as countries teeter on the brink of famine. And for people already living in poverty, […]