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Erickson is a 15-year-old boy from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Before the earthquake, his dad didn’t have a job, so his mom, Kerline, supported him and his siblings by selling second-hand clothes. Erickson and his sisters practice math on the side of their home before the earthquake. Life was hard enough. Then the earthquake hit. Erickson and […]
Compassion’s continuing relief efforts after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti are providing lasting help for children and their families. I’ll never forget that Tuesday, even though I was thousands of miles away. I had traveled to Haiti the year before and was enchanted. I loved the round, rolling words of Haitian Creole and the buttery […]
In the devastating earthquake in Haiti five years ago, people lost not only their homes but also their means to earn an income. With nothing left, many were unable to provide daily food for their families. Using $1 million of donations to our Haiti Disaster Relief Fund, Compassion worked with local churches to provide small […]
Five years ago, Compassion Canada’s President and CEO, Barry Slauenwhite, had just arrived in Haiti to lead a group of Canadian pastors when the earthquake struck. He witnessed the devastation firsthand, but on several follow-up trips to Haiti, Slauenwhite has also seen the progress that has been made. Here are some of his thoughts on […]
You might have seen some furry or feathery creatures in this year’s Gifts of Compassion gift guide. Have you ever wondered how we decide what animals to include? Well the answer is we don’t—the local churches we partner with do. Compassion partners with local churches in the developing world to respond to the needs of individual […]
Traveling to Monduli Juu village from Arusha, Tanzania, I pass through the Monduli Mountains, thick with forest. The forest makes this remote village cold and windy. The people here are from the Maasai tribe and live in traditional boma—a group of huts made from sticks and dung and surrounded by a fence of thickets to […]
Compassion is focused on holistic child development—we help children grow into adults who are able to identify the problems around them and are empowered to take action. Part of that education is teaching children about the importance of being good stewards of the land around them. The places where Compassion works can be the most […]
Every year, supporters like you give to the Christmas Gift Fund—helping every child and student Compassion serves feel loved and appreciated with a gift at this special time of year. But have you ever wondered what difference it really makes in your child’s life? Watch as Averil Shadd shares about the difference her gift made […]
By Tigist Gizachew, Compassion Ethiopia Tariku Hailemariam’s mom was just 15 years old when she had him. She was unable to take care of him, so she gave him up for adoption. Tariku’s adoptive mother, once economically capable of raising him, lost everything she had a few years after she took him in. So his […]
Children at the Compassion centre in Fortaleza, Brazil, are learning how to surf! Their pastor says the surfing program teaches kids important life lessons. Watch this video to see them in action!