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What meals do kids get at Compassion? (part one)

“What food do children get from Compassion each week?” We hear this question pretty often. Naturally, our sponsors want to know how far their money is going. But development isn’t as easily quantifiable as a number of meals per week. The issue of meals and child nutrition is a complicated one, so these posts will […]

date: March 4, 2013
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From four walls to freedom

Jayanti could not leave the four walls of her home. Her mother-in-law wouldn’t let her. In Jayanti’s village culture in India, the mother-in-law reigns supreme. All other women fall dead last in the food chain. Other women don’t have freedom to make decisions. They are confined to the house. Stepping outside to so much as talk to a neighbour is believed […]

date: February 26, 2013
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Where are they now?

Do you ever wonder about the long-term impact of sponsorship? Or where your sponsored child might end up 30 years from now? So many sponsorship graduates say Compassion changed the direction of their lives—teaching them to love God and serve others. Here is what three former sponsored children are up to today. Esther: A Missionary […]

date: February 19, 2013
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How come these kids don’t look poor?

On a muggy day in Managua, Nicaragua, a bus full of Canadians pulled up to spend the day with children at a Compassion centre. As we piled out of our bus, a sea of children shouting and waving balloons engulfed us. We hugged and high-fived, and I marveled at the expertly sculpted hairdos of the […]

date: January 23, 2013
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Two little boys, one act of generosity

A five-year-old Waterloo boy has inspired thousands after he decided to help a Kenyan child who needed life-saving surgery. Before Christmas, Natalie Self gave her son Cam opportunity to choose a gift from Compassion’s gift guide. They paged through the catalogue together, but Cam walked away and didn’t seem interested. Moments later, he returned with […]

date: January 11, 2013
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Change Hearts, Change Haiti

It has been three years since the catastrophic earthquake that crumbled much of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of thousands were killed and over a million lost their homes. Natural disasters can sink countries into deeper despair, or they can be the catalyst for change. Although thousands are still displaced, we’re beginning to see a massive rebuilding […]

date: January 11, 2013
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Protecting our children

Abuse is a dirty word. None of us like to hear it, and many would like to pretend it doesn’t happen. But whether it’s physical or sexual, child neglect or child labour, abuse happens all too frequently. Every day, children are hurt, exploited, forced to work and forgotten. And it’s not limited to the developing […]

date: December 27, 2012
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Asking for coal

Recently, we received a letter from a sponsor in British Columbia who wanted to share something beautiful her seven-year-old daughter, Rayna, had done for her sponsored child. Rather than wanting presents for herself, she asked Santa to give her gift to her sponsored child. With her parents’ permission, Rayna’s letter follows: Dear Santa, I am […]

date: December 21, 2012
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Help teens in Peru trade gangs for business

Meet a real need and bring real joy this Christmas with a Gift of Compassion. “My husband and I came from a mining town in the Andes and did not have the same opportunities our children have now, especially at the Compassion program,” says Elizabeth, mother of Juan Carlos. Elizabeth’s family lives on the steep […]

date: November 29, 2012
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Help A Dad Earn an Income with Drivers’ Education

Tamil Nadu is a state on the most southern tip of India, and is home to more than 72 million people. Its capital city, Chennai, boasts the second largest port in India and brings in commerce from all over the world. Chennai is a bustling hub of activity and culture, making it an exciting and […]

date: September 27, 2012
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