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Unique and united

Our lives are often the most profoundly shaped when we least expect it. God uses the most unlikely people to teach the most beautiful lessons of His kingdom. It was Roberta, a beautiful mother of two living in San Salvador, El Salvador, who opened my eyes in one of the most unexpected ways. I was […]

date: September 28, 2016
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The significance of the first birthday

A baby’s first birthday should be a joyful time for the whole family, with cake and presents and laughter. But for an abandoned young Pocomchi mom living in one of the poorest regions of Guatemala, it would prove to be an uphill battle for her baby to even survive his first year of life. Olga […]

date: September 20, 2016
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Peek into a child development centre in Uganda

A Compassion centre in a Ugandan region ravaged by war prepares sponsored children for successful futures. Although the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) retreated from Uganda in 2006, families in the north still feel the effects of the rebel group’s brutality. For 20 years, rebels led by Joseph Kony carried out widespread murder, rape and mutilation […]

date: September 13, 2016
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8 Reasons Why Your Family Should Do Step Into My Shoes

There is a lot of brokenness, pain, poverty and suffering in our world. Raising a young family in the midst of it all can be scary, intimidating and challenging—never mind talking to your kids about all of that brokenness. Where would we even start? How could we ever help our children understand when we hardly […]

date: September 7, 2016
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An accountant giving back

Gai is a woman whose future was all but settled by the place she was born. Por Nor Tha is a small mountain village in Thailand accessible only by a footpath carved out of the mountains by Japanese soldiers in WWII. When Gai was growing up, there were no schools, no jobs for women and […]

date: September 7, 2016
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A carpenter with a vision

Watson had to leave his family when he was just four years old. Living in the isolated and impoverished town of Les Palmes in the mountains of Haiti, his father made very little money as a day labourer. He simply couldn’t provide for his large family. So Watson was sent to live with a good […]

date: August 28, 2016
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Changing lives at “Kids Power Connect”

The magnificent Ecuadorian cordillera cuts a jagged stripe down the country’s centre, a vast mountain range lush with forests and lakes and boasting snow year-round at high altitudes—despite sitting atop the equator. Nestled in the heart of these mountains on the outskirts of the small city of Ambato sits the Evangelical Crisolito Bilingual Church. During […]

date: August 18, 2016
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An agent of change in a dangerous community

Chamelecón isn’t a safe place to grow up. In 2004, this suburb of San Pedro Sula in Honduras gained the attention of the world when the M-13 gang killed 28 and injured 28 more. Shootings, extortion and gang threats plague the families who live here daily. Chamelecón is one of the poorest cities in the […]

date: August 16, 2016
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The eighth child lived*

*This is an update on a story previously published by Compassion Canada in 2011. Hadija lay unconscious in her hospital bed. She had bled too much, for too long. Her baby, her sixth child, was dead. Her husband, Mwambu, looked on in despair. “Leave her. This woman is already dead,” his mother told him, pulling […]

date: July 31, 2016
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Shoemaking for the future

Enoch is the kind of kid every parent would want to have. He has not let the poverty of his village or the challenges his family has faced define his destiny. Many would have given up hope, but Enoch has a strong desire and drive for his future. Eighteen-year-old Enoch grew up in the rolling […]

date: July 29, 2016
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