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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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Sponsoring changes the sponsor’s life, too

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first signed up as a sponsor. I had scrolled through the bios of waiting children until one made me pause. I studied her, trying to absorb what I could from the tiny photo. She wore a beautiful light dress and pretty shoes, with blue and grey woolen socks; something […]

date: September 10, 2012
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What Do We Mean by Child Development?

We know using terms like “holistic child development” is usually a great way to make people fall asleep, but it’s incredibly important to what we do here at Compassion.  It means that we don’t simply respond to a child’s need by handing out food or giving them a Bible. It means that we seek to […]

date: September 5, 2012
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Educating Parents to Prevent Abuse

How do you stop child abuse? It’s so often something that takes place hidden inside the home, the very place where children should be protected and safe. While abuse is often hidden, it can also be deeply ingrained in a culture. That’s why transforming not only the exterior circumstances of a child’s life, but also […]

date: May 29, 2012
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Gifts of Compassion Campaign Results

Your response to this year’s Gifts of Compassion campaign was such a blessing to us—and most importantly to the children served through Compassion’s ministry. Take a look at these amazing results: But wait there’s more… See for yourself all the ways you’ve helped to give children and their families the skills and resources that can […]

date: April 26, 2012
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Bringing Hope to the Sugarcane Fields

Lerdo de Tejada is a small community near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. It is surrounded by beautiful green fields planted with sugarcane. But the reality of the people who work the sugarcane fields is far from beautiful. Lerdo has two large sugar mills. Trucks loaded with sugarcane come from the plantations to […]

date: April 3, 2012
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