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Why do the poor have large families?

At Compassion we believe that every child is a joy and a blessing. We know from the psalmist that “children are a gift from the Lord.” Families come in all sizes—some are small and some are large. But there’s one question we sometimes hear from those living in Western cultures: when income is scarce and […]

date: January 23, 2017
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Food shortage in Ethiopia – prayer and provision

A drought has increased the needs of already struggling families in Ethiopia. But for sponsored children, like 9-year-old Blen Ashenati, food scarcity in the region has not had devastating effects. That’s because the local church partners who run Compassion’s program in Ethiopia recognized the need and are responding by supplying extra food to families like […]

date: January 19, 2017
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9 ways you’ll make a difference to your sponsored child in 2017

By sponsoring a child with Compassion in 2017, you’ll make an incredible difference. You’ll bring stability and security to a child living in the vulnerability of poverty. From all of us at Compassion, thank you. Your support will help your sponsored child to be: 1. Educated Depending on where your sponsored child lives, part of your […]

date: January 3, 2017
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The Best of 2016

As we draw the curtains on another year, it’s so good to look back and remember all the things we’ve learned, the ways we’ve grown and the things the Lord has done. Here is some of the best of 2016 from around the Compassion world! Best response For many, 2016 was a year of tragedy, […]

date: December 28, 2016
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Want, need, wear, read—Compassion style

During the holidays, I often get sucked down the black hole that is Pinterest. Before I know it, I’ve pinned 13 pumpkin pie recipes (I don’t even like pumpkin pie), a handful of “Elf on the Shelf” ideas (have I mentioned I don’t have kids?), and instructions for how to make your own wrapping paper […]

date: December 9, 2016
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Why do Compassion centres close?

You started sponsoring little Jessica three years ago. You picked her because of her mischievous grin and her pigtails. You’ve been writing letters back and forth and are slowly starting to feel like you’re getting a glimpse into her world and what her daily life is like. You’re praying for her, and you find you’ve […]

date: November 8, 2016
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10 of the bravest girls you’ll ever meet

Ten courageous girls living in Kenya talk openly about their lives and the joys and struggles facing all girls, everywhere. From child marriage to education, female circumcision to the definition of beauty, their stories and images are a testament to the resilience, strength and the courage of girls living in poverty. These girls are like […]

date: October 27, 2016
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A stunning glimpse into the life of a mom in poverty

Walking down the dirt roads on the outskirts of Malindi, Kenya, the breeze sometimes carries on it the distinct scent of the ocean, from which many people here earn their living as fishermen. While the men go out to fish, many of the women have turned to breaking coral into rocks to earn a living. […]

date: October 18, 2016
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A new life for Betty

Betty’s childhood was one of suffering and misery. But through the Child Survival Program, she is finding a new life. When Betty was just four, her mother passed away. Two years later, her father killed himself, leaving Betty with his sister. But Betty’s aunt didn’t treat her well. “Sadly, my aunt was not a good woman. She […]

date: October 10, 2016
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A family for an orphan

A tragedy at infancy plunged Mutabazi into a life as an orphan filled with uncertainty and fear. “I learned that my mother died two months after I was born and shortly after my father was poisoned by a neighbour,” says Mutabazi. This unimaginable crime changed the course of Mutabazi’s life and that of his three elder […]

date: October 4, 2016
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