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Glory and poverty

I look out the bus and to my left, I see the ocean flash its shades of turquoise and blue. On my right, lush, green hills. Glory. Absolute, beautiful glory. I imagine the Garden of Eden couldn’t have looked much different than Haiti. Then the pristine landscape is interrupted by shacks and dirt. Mounds of […]

date: October 8, 2015
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A tribute to tutors

Everyone remembers their favourite teacher. Aside from our parents, teachers are the adults we spend the most time with from a very young age. We may only have a teacher for one school year, but we remember the ones who invest in us, who help us to learn, dream and prepare for the future. Teachers can have a […]

date: October 5, 2015
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Bringing gifts: blessing your Compassion child

You’re off to meet your Compassion child! But what gifts should you bring? Along with your presence, any gift you bring will become a prized possession. Here are some ideas: Toys & activities Give a soccer ball and pump—your child will become the community hero! Art activities will be fun to do with your child, and […]

date: September 30, 2015
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A peek into Child Survival Programs around the world

At Compassion, our goal is to help children develop in every area of their life—and that means starting before birth. That’s why our church partners work alongside parents and caregivers through the Child Survival Program, tailoring the program to meet specific needs in their community. Here are just a few activities happening in Child Survival Programs around the globe. […]

date: September 23, 2015
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Toys around the world

My daughter just had her fourth birthday and, with Christmas only a few months away, there has been a lot of talk in my house about toys! Faced with the barrage of options available to us, it can be refreshing to see how kids in other parts of the world have fun, no matter their circumstances. […]

date: September 21, 2015
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Behind the scenes on child photo day

If you’ve ever tried to take photos of children, you know it’s not easy to get them to stand still, look at the camera and smile. Our photographers at a Compassion centre in northern Thailand had the same struggles while trying to take the photos of 60 children to send to their sponsors. Complete with photo bombs, […]

date: September 12, 2015
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My sponsors’ words were my shelter

From a young age, Elza saw things no little girl should have to see. Her father was an alcoholic, and there was often violence at home. She heard constant fighting between her parents and her older siblings had too many problems of their own to look after her. Elza became shy, lonely and scared of […]

date: September 9, 2015
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What’s in my backpack?

This week, kids across Canada are heading back to school, many with new Moana or Cars backpacks, excited for the year ahead. Around the world, Compassion kids are also heading to school thanks to the support of their sponsors. Take a peek at what’s inside some of their school bags! Here’s 7-year-old Reine from Badja, Togo. […]

date: September 9, 2015
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Supporting single dads

Most of the caregivers in Compassion’s Child Survival Program are mothers, but Compassion also comes alongside fathers who are raising their children alone.    “I want to be a father and a mother for my children. I will take this responsibility for as long as I live in the world,” says Lerry. Lerry is the […]

date: June 17, 2015
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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 around the 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 of […]

date: June 4, 2015
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