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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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Help families reduce expenses with solar lights

Have you ever noticed that when the power goes out, you still hit the light switch out of habit? We all do it – using electricity is as natural to us as breathing. It’s so ingrained in our day-to-day life that we rarely think about just how much we depend on it. In Kenya, available […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Real Gifts That Bring Real Joy: Gifts of Compassion

Christmas shopping may not always be easy, but the look on a loved one’s face when you give them a gift that’s just right makes it all worth it. Imagine a gift that could let you bring that kind of joy not only to someone you know, but to a family in great need this […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Give the gift of clean water in Tanzania

Ekwamkrom is a farming community in southern Ghana fortunate enough to have a major water source running through it – the Akora River. Residents use the river for everything, from bathing and washing their clothes to cooking with and drinking it. But while the Akora brings life, it also carries disease. Bilharzias is caused by […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Why Does the Church Matter?

Before a new Compassion project opens its doors to eager children, it is given life through its local church. But what is it about the Church that makes its work so effective? The churches we build through minister to some of the poorest places in the world – their own communities. They face the same […]

date: September 10, 2012
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What Was the Last Gift You Received?

What was the last gift you received? Was it a birthday present? Maybe you’d forgotten it was your special day until someone surprised you, and their kindness and thoughtfulness brightened your smile all afternoon. Perhaps it was a different kind of gift; maybe you were having a bad day and a card or treat was […]

date: September 10, 2012
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