Search Results

We found 229 results for the Compassion's Ministry category. Showing results 131 to 140.

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments