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Learning around the world: a photo essay

Making sure kids get access to an education is something we’re passionate about. But, just like here in Canada, not all children in the developing world thrive in traditional classrooms. That’s why Compassion staff work to provide children with alternative learning opportunities—so every child has the chance to be successful, no matter what they dream […]

date: June 4, 2015
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Why does Compassion help teen moms?

You might notice that many of the moms Compassion helps through the Child Survival Program are young. That’s because teenage mothers are some of the most in need around the world: Teenage mothers are at greater risk of dying from pregnancy-related causes. In fact, it’s the second highest cause of death for girls between 15 […]

date: May 7, 2015
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Samina’s story: A mother’s dream come true

Often when we think about sponsorship, we think of how much it will help the child. But have you ever thought of how much your sponsorship might mean to the parents? Or how you might just be helping a mother’s dream come true? Watch Samina’s story to be inspired by one mom whose dream came […]

date: May 5, 2015
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Prayer for moms

At Compassion, we believe that “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective” (James 5:16). We also know that, though we give our best efforts to serve this ministry, we need God’s blessing and His Spirit’s guidance. That’s why prayer is so important to Compassion’s ministry (and why we have an army of […]

date: May 3, 2015
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The impact of a water filter

It’s only 2:00 a.m., but 11-year-old Yelekal is awake. He rubs sleep from his eyes and slips into his sandals before grabbing two empty jerry cans and quietly heading out the door. Yelekal unties the family’s donkey and straps the jerry cans to his saddle so they’re balanced on either side of the donkey. Then […]

date: March 20, 2015
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One coin at a time

By Cesiah Magaña Carlos is two years old. He lives with his family in a small town on the banks of the Usumacinta River, nature’s border between Mexico and Guatemala. The region is a mosaic of cultures, the primary being the Ch’ol, an indigenous people descended from the Mayans. Like many rural towns in Mexico, […]

date: March 5, 2015
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Thank you for your Gifts of Compassion!

You’ve done it again. Year after year, our supporters blow us away with their generosity. This year, Canadians gave 14,663 Gifts of Compassion. If we wrapped these up in boxes and stacked them in front of the CN Tower, we would have 16 stacks as tall as the tower! See the difference you made: Did […]

date: February 27, 2015
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Fishing for Change

The New Anointing Assemblies of God Church building in Akuse, Ghana, is small and obscured by the other buildings around it. It has been here for many years, but the community didn’t notice it much. But now, this church is the talk of the community. A year and a half ago, Compassion began partnering with […]

date: February 23, 2015
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What does sponsorship have to do with social justice?

Today is World Day of Social Justice. According to the United Nations, “We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.” You might […]

date: February 20, 2015
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Faith through fire

New Year’s Eve is a big event in Ecuador. Families and friends gather to “burn away” the old year and start the New Year fresh by setting life-sized effigies of political figures and celebrities aflame. But on New Year’s Eve 2011, a celebration in Guayaquil, Ecuador, quickly turned to horror. Children had soaked an effigy […]

date: February 12, 2015
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