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Three children dressed as the three wisemen

You’re invited to a Peruvian Christmas party!

If you’re like me, you wish that you could spend Christmas with all your loved ones—including your Compassion child! But sometimes, whether it’s long highways or wide oceans, physical distance makes it nearly impossible. Well, we’ve got the next best thing. Bienvenido from one of our church partners in Peru! You’re invited to a very special […]

date: December 20, 2018
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The 10 most-read inspirational stories of the year

These stories, our most-read of the year, will end your year with a renewed sense of possibility and a fresh passion to keep fighting for children! No. 1:  Announcing the Next President and CEO of Compassion Canada Yeah, we’re pretty excited about this. If you haven’t yet, you’ve got to read more about our inspiring […]

date: December 20, 2018
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A group of children plays with multicolour balloons in Rwanda.

Thank you for loving and protecting two million children!

Today, we are celebrating an exciting milestone. There are now TWO MILLION children being cared for in Compassion’s programs by more than 7,000 local churches in 25 countries. That’s two million lives being released from poverty in Jesus’ name because of the compassion, dedication and generosity of our church partners and supporters like you. Thank you—for […]

date: December 12, 2018
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A girl stands with her arms crossed wearing a black shirt and safety glasses, with a pen behind her ear

Take that, sexism! The girl carpenters of Guatemala

Guatemala has a rich history of beautiful traditions, people, landscapes and cultures. But like many places in the world, there is a history of injustice. Here, in the village of Huehuetenango, lingers a dark cloud of violent discrimination and misogyny. But one church is fighting that—with carpentry. ____ Guatemala has the third highest rate of […]

date: December 6, 2018
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How can a pig help save the rainforest?

What does it look like to cultivate and to keep creation in a way that glorifies God? What does it look like for a people to cultivate their relationship with each other and their homeland? And what does that look like when the only way you can stay alive—the only way you know how to […]

date: November 22, 2018
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4 ways a cow can empower families after genocide

“My name is Felix and my mother lives with HIV. Life in our home is difficult. When my siblings and I go outside during the day, my mother watches us leave from the doorway. She does not like to go outside. She says she feels ashamed. She tells us she would like to work to […]

date: November 19, 2018
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A collage of three kids featured in this post. On the left is Alondra, holding a tennis racquet and carrying a blue backpack. In the middle is Hector, wearing a green paint smock and working on a painting. On the right is Nazareth, who sits with her back against a tree with an open notebook on her lap.

These outstanding kids are defying poverty and winning awards

Being a kid isn’t easy. Between making friends, doing chores and homework—not to mention answering all those adults who keep asking you what you want to be when you grow up—there is a lot going on in the world of a child. Now add extreme poverty to that mix, and life becomes all the more […]

date: November 1, 2018
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A tutor, Debora, helps a young boy, her student, with a letter he is composing in his notebook.

Behind the scenes of child letters

Do you ever wonder when and where the child you sponsor writes their letters to you? Why their letters are form letters or sometimes sound repetitive? What kind of information they like to hear from you? We went straight to the source and asked the most common questions about child letters to the people who help […]

date: October 25, 2018
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Cybersex trafficking targeting children in the Philippines

*Warning: This account contains disturbing details of sexual violence.  “How can an abused child praise God the Father, when she was raped by her own father? How can the children thank God when they are being hurt and punched in the face every day? How can they sing songs when their own mothers are taking […]

date: October 18, 2018
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The unexpected way men are combatting period poverty in Uganda

Men working at sewing machines may seem like an unconventional picture—even more so when you realize they are sewing reusable feminine hygiene products! But for several men in Mulatsi, Uganda, this is a regular practice that is strengthening their community, generating income and empowering their daughters. Period poverty refers to the lack of access to […]

date: September 25, 2018
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