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Links to Doing school differently

Doing school differently

COVID-19 has caused serious disruptions to education everywhere. But innovative thinking has also led to some pretty creative solutions around the globe.

date: January 21, 2021
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Links to Meet Kader, Burkina Faso’s top visually impaired student and a President’s Prize winner

Meet Kader, Burkina Faso’s top visually impaired student and a President’s Prize winner

In the slums of Burkina Faso, new mother Florence was forced to watch helplessly as a disease took her son’s sight. As a single mother living in poverty, she was unable to afford a visit to the doctor, and Kader lost his vision just before his fifth birthday. “I was powerless and felt desperate as […]

date: January 20, 2021
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Links to Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Hearing about a plague of locusts might cause you to think of the famous Bible story told to you in Sunday School. For 46-year-old Behailu, a farmer in Minjar County, Ethiopia, hearing of locusts reminds him of stories told by his father’s generation of farmers. “Our fathers used to tell us how the locusts’ impact […]

date: January 14, 2021
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Links to Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

We’re finally in the last moments of 2020. There’s no way to know what 2021 holds, but here’s what we do know: in this year of unthinkable need, our supporters, church partners and global Compassion family stepped up and made an impact for children and families living in poverty unlike anything we’ve seen before. WATCH: […]

date: December 28, 2020
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Links to Christmas isn’t cancelled: How kids in Latin America are celebrating amidst the pandemic

Christmas isn’t cancelled: How kids in Latin America are celebrating amidst the pandemic

For Compassion kids around the globe, celebrations with their centre will look just as different. But staff are working tirelessly to ensure children still feel loved this Christmas, even in quarantine. Let’s take a virtual journey around Latin America to see what Christmas celebrations look like for our beloved Compassion children and their families this year!

date: December 17, 2020
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Links to O Holy Night performed by Compassion kids in Guatemala

O Holy Night performed by Compassion kids in Guatemala

Don’t miss this beautiful music from Compassion kids in Guatemala

date: December 16, 2020
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Links to After a terrible burn accident, this brave girl is thriving

After a terrible burn accident, this brave girl is thriving

Five years ago, brave young Rihanata suffered burns to 80 per cent of her body. Today, she is a thriving light in her community.

date: December 2, 2020
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Links to We stopped sharing sponsored children’s full names. Here’s why.

We stopped sharing sponsored children’s full names. Here’s why.

If you sponsor a child, you’ve probably noticed some updates this fall. The most obvious one: Compassion has stopped sharing children’s full names. It’s part of our ongoing efforts to protect child privacy in a digital world. We’re living in the Information Age, and we all know that information can be used for bad or good purposes. […]

date: November 26, 2020
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Links to For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

Recently, Compassion’s Ministry Relations Regional Manager for the Greater Toronto Area, Aimee Esparaz, wrote this article about the global church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for Vancouver Chinese Christian Short-Term Mission Training Centre‘s Truth Monthly magazine. The article was published in both English and Chinese in the November 2020 issue of Truth Monthly (find Aimee’s article […]

date: November 24, 2020
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Links to How do you do remote learning when you don’t have a computer?

How do you do remote learning when you don’t have a computer?

Sharon was one of two million students preparing to write Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education final exams this year. These exams define students’ futures, influencing their entry into university. For Sharon, these exams were the next step towards her goal of pursuing a law degree. You can imagine her anxiety when her entire school year […]

date: October 27, 2020
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