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Five years later

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 […]

date: January 15, 2015
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Rebuilding Haiti with small businesses

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 […]

date: January 14, 2015
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Haiti five years later: Thoughts from our president

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 […]

date: January 12, 2015
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Why give an animal this Christmas?

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 […]

date: December 5, 2014
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The impact of polygamy

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 […]

date: November 28, 2014
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Empowering local communities to protect their resources

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 […]

date: November 21, 2014
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The difference a Christmas gift can make

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 […]

date: November 4, 2014
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A former sponsored child is bringing education to 165 children!

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 […]

date: November 3, 2014
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Compassion Explorer Extra: Surf School

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!

date: July 11, 2014
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Share your heart with Compassion Sunday

This is your opportunity to share your heart for the poor with those who could help change their lives forever. Compassion Sunday is an annual event for churches across Canada. It’s an opportunity for members of your church family to hear about Compassion’s ministry from a source they know and trust: You. They will learn […]

date: July 11, 2014
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