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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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A little child will lead them

It was a taxi driver who first helped Jonathan dream of becoming president. “One day, an angry taxi driver told me, ‘The difficult situation of the country—I know who is guilty for that. It’s the Christians’ fault.” Stunned, Jonathan listened as the driver questioned why Christians didn’t speak up, discuss the problems of the Dominican Republic and try to find fair solutions. “He […]

date: March 19, 2013
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What meals do kids get at Compassion? (part three)

In our previous posts, we focused on how our programs are developmental and contextual, and not simply a meal program. While our programs are focused on development, we still realize that nutrition is absolutely vital in a child’s life. Part Three: Nutrition is important Terry Laura, Compassion’s Health Advisor, has worked in public health for decades […]

date: March 18, 2013
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Widows, orphans and chickens

As you enter Rawa Village in western Kenya, you’re serenaded by clucking chickens and bleating goats. The soil is rich in this green village, and it looks like an idyllic country life. But something sinister has touched this place. Rawa Village has been devastated by HIV/AIDS, in part because of the practice of wife inheritance. […]

date: March 15, 2013
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What meals do kids get at Compassion? (part two)

Many of our sponsors want to know what meals children get through Compassion’s support. Our last post explored how Compassion’s program, and what food is served, varies from country to country. But another important concept to keep in mind when talking about what is given away through Compassion is development. Our approach to ministering to […]

date: March 11, 2013
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Compassion: 2012 by the numbers

You helped make a lot possible in 2012. Here is a quick look at Compassion by the numbers: Child Survival Program We’re ministering to 27,343 babies and their caregivers in 18 countries. Canadian support of the Child Survival Program grew by 158 per cent in 2012! 2,662 babies were safely delivered. 3,961 mothers professed faith […]

date: March 5, 2013
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