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Close-up of adult women and their hands, forming and molding, rolling and washing, cleaning, scrubbing their hands using the soap they have made in class, learning valuable vocational and educational skills.

Making soap, bringing hope

An intervention in Burkina Faso is giving moms the tools they need to support their families. It’s still morning, but the blazing west African sun is already baking the church’s adobe walls and causing heat waves to shimmer like water above the dusty ground. In the shade of an old tree beside the church, Julienne […]

date: February 9, 2017
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Celebrating Compassion Graduates

As sponsors, we all wonder what difference our support is making. The answer is: a big difference! Sponsorship gives children the chance to pave a path out of the cycle of poverty—and to offer that chance to others as well. Here’s what just a few Compassion graduates are up to today. The firefighter Jonathan lives […]

date: February 9, 2017
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Mukeshimana and her son sit by a sewing machine. She is preparing to tailor a garment.

From poverty to prosperity

A family in northern Rwanda has gone from extreme privation to abundance thanks to God’s work through the Child Survival Program. The hills of northern Rwanda, where the village of Bukane sits, feel like paradise. The hills are carpeted in green, and numerous waterfalls cascade down rocky cliffs. Through the mist, the double peaks of […]

date: February 9, 2017
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Jeric and his mother stand in front of their home in the Philippines. They are both smiling at the camera

Doing for others what God has done for him

This Compassion graduate is serving the government of the Philippines to empower impoverished communities. His goal is to do for others what God and Compassion have done for him. At only 24 years old, Jeric Ryan Belargo of the Philippines has helped over 1,000 Filipino families to learn job skills and gain employment. And he’s […]

date: February 9, 2017
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Boys and girls in bright coloured jackets and clothing jump and smile. The sky behind them is cloudy.

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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A child in a red shire and pants, stands in line with number of women. The women are wearing vibrantly patterned dresses and standing close together, back to front

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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