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Links to New to Compassion? Start here!

New to Compassion? Start here!

Hey, friend! It’s so great to meet you. We’re excited to share more about our passion to help children and families overcome poverty. Since you’re new here, we wanted to introduce ourselves. Simply put, we love Jesus. We love the Church. And we love children.    Everything we do flows from there. You might be wondering, […]

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to Ending child poverty is possible

Ending child poverty is possible

Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to Local churches stand up to protect girls from FGM

Local churches stand up to protect girls from FGM

Content warning: This article includes mention of violence that some readers may find disturbing. We recommend that you read with discretion. ____ As 16-year-old Sarah approached the compound where her family lives, she was intercepted by her frantic mother, Zuri. “What are you doing here?” Zuri said. “Go back!” In that moment, Sarah knew she […]

date: February 2, 2021
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Links to A Mother’s Lullaby

A Mother’s Lullaby

The impact of crises is never gender-neutral—and COVID-19 is no exception. Here’s why women, especially mothers, are bearing the brunt of the fallout.

date: January 28, 2021
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Links to 7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021

7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021

Despite their varied contexts, the leaders of Compassion’s ministry in the 25 countries where we work share many things in common, too. They are committed followers of Jesus. They value our local church partners. They work hard to see children released from poverty. And this past year, they had to adapt quickly to changing realities […]

date: January 27, 2021
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Links to Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

This article was originally published on Medium, where we regularly publish articles on child development, poverty alleviation and much more. Find us on Medium. ____ In the midst of the Korean War, Reverend Everett Swanson was stopped in his tracks by the startling, desperate needs of Korean children orphaned by the war. While in South Korea as […]

date: January 26, 2021
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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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