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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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Bringing Jesus to the Voodoo Capital of Brazil

Bruno’s house is made of mud. Cheap plastic chairs serve as a couch. There are no doors in his home, only curtains. The washroom is a hole in the backyard. There is no comfort, no security in Bruno’s home where he lives with his grandmother, Maria, and his two siblings, Bruna and Tiago. Maria is […]

date: March 15, 2012
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Roxana Opens a Beauty Salon

Roxana moved her family’s mirror from inside the house to the porch. She decorated the top with balloons and crafts. She swept the porch and placed a table with beauty products under the mirror with a plastic chair. She was ready for the first client at her beauty salon. Roxana Vallejos is registered in a […]

date: February 28, 2012
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The Eighth Child Lived

Hadija has been a woman of many sorrows. When she first got married, she gave birth, but she lost the baby. Because of it, her husband chased her away from their home. That was just the beginning. She married again to a man named Mwambu who seemed to have undying love for her. She conceived, […]

date: February 22, 2012
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To The Ends of the Earth

The last several years have been a time of economic upheaval the world over. But all the while, the economies of many Latin American countries have been gaining strength—including the countries where Compassion ministers such as Peru and Brazil. Many Peruvians and Brazilians living in city centres have moved from poverty into a growing middle […]

date: December 21, 2011
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Writing a New Story in Haiti

Beguens Theus, a formerly sponsored child, was recently elected into the Haitian parliament. He believes that God has equipped him and will use him to help write the next chapter in Haiti’s history:

date: December 6, 2011
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