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Does sponsorship really work?

A few weeks ago I received an update on my sponsored child, Jocsan from Honduras. I did a double-take when I saw his picture. I’ve been his sponsor for seven years. He’d just turned six when I sponsored him. I met him when he was seven and again when he was 10. I “knew” Jocsan […]

date: June 25, 2013
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A translator’s story

Ever wondered who it is who translated your letters to your sponsored child? Meet Josiane Yanogo, one of our translators at Compassion Burkina Faso. Today, I watched a soccer match with a Canadian sponsor, learned about the work of a veterinarian in Australia and ate sushi on a Korean dinner table. I travelled all of […]

date: June 24, 2013
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A day in the life of a Maasai boy

June 16th is the Day of the African Child. Find out what a day in the life of a boy from the Maasai tribe of Kenya is like and find out how Compassion is helping him be the first of his 10 siblings to get an education.

date: June 16, 2013
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Music inside

Claire is from a neighbourhood where a lot of kids grow up to be thieves or prostitutes. But Claire grew up to be a teacher. Find out why.

date: June 10, 2013
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Peek into a Compassion centre in Ghana

Ever wanted a glimpse of what a Compassion centre is really like? Take a peek into the windows of one of our Compassion centres in Ghana where kids are growing up in the fear of the Lord.

date: May 30, 2013
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Hannifah finds health and hope

Hannifah grew up believing she was a burden. She was born HIV+ and lost her mother when she was only one month old. Her father was angry and resented his sickly child and her consistent need for medical care. Sadly, when Hannifah turned seventeen, her father had had enough and threw her out of the […]

date: May 6, 2013
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Why should I join a Compassion Exposure Trip?

By Tracy Smith, Compassion Canada Have you ever thought about going on a Compassion Exposure Trip to meet your sponsored child? Have you ever wondered if it’s really worth it—or if the money could perhaps be better spent? We sincerely believe that an Exposure Trip with Compassion is worth every penny, and here’s why: Meeting […]

date: April 22, 2013
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An eternal difference

Story and photos by Richard Pouteaux. From the time I was a little child, I watched the shows on TV that depicted children in need around the world. I realized that even though it might just be one child’s life, I could have an influence. Jesus had sown a seed in my heart. In 2004, I […]

date: April 2, 2013
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How did my gift make a difference?

Last Christmas you gave a gift of Compassion—and you might be wondering: How did my gift make a difference? Take a look at the amazing results: See for yourself all the ways you’ve helped to give children and their families the skills and resources that can help them overcome poverty: 5,565 gifts given including: 113 […]

date: April 1, 2013
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Restoring ragpicking children

By Provashish Dutta, Compassion East India  “I used to walk barefoot to the garbage dump to collect rags and scraps, and I wore torn clothes that people gave as alms when I begged,” says Hiralal, an 11-year-old boy from Odisha, India. “Seeing children going to school while I picked trash from the dump made me […]

date: March 29, 2013
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