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15 years after Compassion

Like many children growing up in poverty, Ronnie didn’t really notice he was poor. It was just how life was in his neighbourhood in Cochabamba, Bolivia. His dad didn’t live with his family or provide for them, so Ronnie, his mom and three siblings never had enough—not enough food, not enough clothing and not enough […]

date: July 15, 2013
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Out of the ordinary

By her own admission, Betty Broadhurst isn’t extraordinary. She’s lived a simple life. She and her husband raised three children, spoiled six grandchildren and at 90, Betty now enjoys the antics of six great-grandchildren. She lives modestly in a cozy apartment, is committed to her church and enjoys swimming. With a quick grin, she admits […]

date: July 8, 2013
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From poverty to Ph.D.

When Vedhanayagam Masilamani wants to teach his two young sons about God’s power to transform a hopeless situation, the story of his own life tells it best. Now 38 and a professor at one of India’s premier universities, Masilamani came from the poverty-stricken village of Thirumanickam in southern India. Life was defined by a mud […]

date: July 1, 2013
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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?

  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 your sponsored child Many […]

date: April 22, 2013
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