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A boy hangs upside down from a playground structure.

3 things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty

Eradicating poverty is something we’re pretty passionate about! While there’s definitely a lot of work still to be done, there are also several things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty.

date: October 17, 2019
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A portrait of an Ethiopian teen, against a blue wall wearing a white shirt and blue vest.

4 lesser-known ways that poverty affects lives

Poverty looks different in different contexts. Here are four less well-known challenges that people living in poverty are facing in the world today.

date: October 17, 2019
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Make a Wish! 11 Kids’ Dreams Come True

Blowing out the candles on a birthday cake. Sharing a pepperoni pizza with friends. Spending a day at the beach. For those living in comfortable economic conditions, picking up the phone and ordering a pizza on a Friday night may just be normal. But for kids who live in poverty, “ordinary” indulgences we experience in […]

date: October 10, 2019
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A boy walks on a path outside his school, wearing a uniform and backpack.

What does your classroom look like?

As we head back to school this month, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist here on the Compassion Canada blog, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve shown you how kids […]

date: September 26, 2019
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A group of students throw their graduation hats in the air.

The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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A boy smiles at the camera, wearing a backpack.

What happens when kids in poverty get education

In this article: The number of children globally that are currently not in school. The effects of a lack of education—including child marriage and human trafficking. What Compassion is doing to provide access to education for children and youth around the world. ____ It’s that time of year—back-to-school! Your social media feed is probably still […]

date: September 12, 2019
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Three students sit at a long desk in a classroom. They are laughing together.

How do you pay for school?

It’s September—and that means back-to-school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve already seen how Compassion children get to […]

date: September 12, 2019
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A young girl in a white tshirt sits in a canoe wearing a backpack, on her way to school.

How do you get to school?

It’s September—and that means we’re headed back to school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we thought we’d take you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist series, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books First […]

date: September 5, 2019
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Two women stand together on a beach.

What happened when she met her sponsored child and his mom

In this article: A Canadian mom travels to Honduras to see the difference sponsorship makes. Reflections on motherhood from meeting her sponsored child’s mom. Five ways families can practice gratitude and generosity. ____ I met Maria two years ago. It was a hot summer day, the smell of fried fish and french fries mixed with […]

date: August 22, 2019
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A group of Chachi children play on a pile of tires.

This local church is partnering with a local indigenous tribe to preserve their native language and protect their land from environmental pollution

August 9 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This year’s theme is “Indigenous Languages”. (United Nations) The stories of the world’s indigenous tribes are diverse and varied. Many of Compassion’s local church partners around the world have the privilege of working with children and families from indigenous groups. They are able to […]

date: August 8, 2019
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