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Hey, friend! It’s so great to meet you. We’re excited to share more about our passion to help children and families overcome poverty. Since you’re new here, we wanted to introduce ourselves. Simply put, we love Jesus. We love the Church. And we love children. Everything we do flows from there. You might be wondering, […]
Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!
Mass shootings. Heightened racism. Violence against women. Global pandemic. And as if the news stories that galvanize our collective attention aren’t enough, there are the staggering stories that simply aren’t being told, seemingly far too commonplace to warrant our attention: 88 million to 115 million people pushed into extreme poverty in 2020, bringing the total […]
WATCH: In the midst of poverty and a pandemic, the hearts of Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators and their love for children shines through. “It’s an immense privilege to be a Partnership Facilitator and be used by God. We’re committed to keep serving the children to be known, loved and protected.” – Virginia, Partnership Facilitator in […]
Before the morning sun had even peeked over the horizon, 11-year-old Yunita was up and ready to accompany her grandmother, Welmince, to fetch water at the well. With the particular coolness of dawn hanging in the air, the two set out on their daily hike at 5:00 a.m. sharp, hoping to be met by a […]
Ever since those early days of lockdown a year ago, life has looked so different. Little did we know as a small team of writers at Compassion Canada that the stories we would be sharing for the rest of the year and beyond would be those of the pandemic’s immense impact on children living in poverty. And little did we know that these stories would change us forever.
To mark International Women’s Day, Compassion Canada’s President and CEO, Allison Alley, and Compassion Australia’s CEO, Clare Steele, connected for a live conversation about the current challenges faced by women living in poverty and how we can respond. Watch the recording of their conversation below! In this livestream, Clare and Allison discuss: The stories of […]
The shock of a global pandemic is still reverberating around the world. While everyone is affected, women have been dealt a devastating blow. As quarantine measures shutter schools and day-care facilities, women often shoulder the burden of balancing work with childcare and homeschooling. Social distancing deprives them of the support they could normally lean upon. […]
When she was just four, Liza lost both her parents and was left under the care of her uncle. Ten years later, she is bravely speaking out about the painful truth of her living situation.
COVID-19 has taken a toll on the health of millions of people around the world. And under the weight of the fear and unknown, many, like young Fetire, have also suffered with their mental health—dealing in silence with feelings that suffocate.