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Baking for the future

When Walberto was young, instead of spending his days playing, his mom kept him and his sister locked up at home while she drank all day. They were malnourished and mistreated. Walberto and his sister didn’t dream of what might be. Life was survival. They lost hope of better times. In Nicaragua, one of the […]

date: July 15, 2016
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Pushing through college, despite hardships

The streets of the Philippines are bright with jeepneys, the most common form of transportation in the country. They are buses with style, tricked out with vibrant paintings and impressive metalwork. “My father used to drive a jeepney and earn $19 a day,” says Hanazel. Twenty-one-year-old Hanazel Sarmiento is a Compassion student in her hometown […]

date: June 1, 2016
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Saving Santos

Juana, her husband, Miguel and their three young sons live in Totonicapán, or Toto, as the locals call the lush, forested province in western Guatemala. Juana is a housewife and Miguel is a farmer. He earns around $8 CAD per day but usually only finds work three to five days a week. It’s barely enough for this […]

date: April 28, 2016
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Hope in a leper colony

These young ladies are your average group of students, hanging out and doing homework together. If you look at the smiles on their faces, you’d never guess what type of community they live in. 30 years ago the government set aside this parcel of land and people from all over India started moving in. It’s a leper colony. The older generations […]

date: April 25, 2016
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A new family for seven orphans

Noemi was only one-year-old when her father passed away in an accident. She was only nine years old when her mother died of an unknown illness. Noemi is the sixth of seven siblings in the Alanoca family in Tilata, Bolivia. After their mother died two years ago, their extended family abused and abandoned them. Their […]

date: April 12, 2016
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Safe water in Uganda: An interview with Ronnie Kaweesa

This man has a big dream to bring safe water and sanitation to all the children Compassion serves in Uganda. But it’s not only a dream; he also has a strategy, expertise and the experience to make it a reality. Ronnie Kaweesa is Compassion Uganda’s water expert with extensive experience in bringing safe water to […]

date: March 18, 2016
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Life to the full

In a small town in La Paz, El Salvador, lives a 7-year-old boy named Cruz. He is friendly and outgoing. He loves laughing, snuggling with his mom and listening to Bible stories at his Compassion centre. He also has terminal cancer. Cruz was a strong and healthy child. But in December 2012, he started to […]

date: March 12, 2016
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How Canadian sponsors changed a family’s life

Do you ever wonder how big of an impact your sponsorship is having on your Compassion child? You learn a little from your child’s letters, but it can be hard to know what their life would have been like without your support. Lini Sopoco and her husband, Gil, have been sponsoring Diana in Uganda since […]

date: March 9, 2016
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Advocating for children—a family affair

When Carol Wilson went on an Exposure trip to Nicaragua to meet her sponsored child, it didn’t just change her life—it changed her entire family! Carol: I first sponsored a child with Compassion in 2005. I was drawn to Compassion because I had come to believe that it was vital for children to hear the […]

date: March 2, 2016
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A day in the life of a Compassion mentor

Elisabet Ika Sri Pujiastuti is known as “Bu Ika,” or “teacher Ika.” But she doesn’t teach in an official school. She is one of the mentors at the Compassion centre in Solo, Indonesia. “I don’t have formal education in teaching,” Ika says. “But I was moved by the need of children in my neighbourhood for […]

date: February 19, 2016
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