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Links to How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

There is a resource that we often take for granted, and it’s easy to forget that it’s crucial in determining whether or not a child has the opportunity to dream of anything other than getting through the day. That resource is water. ____ Clean water is so easy to take for granted when you don’t […]

date: January 17, 2022
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Links to A Very Maasai Christmas

A Very Maasai Christmas

Amid the hardships of this year, the Christmas season comes to remind us that darkness never wins. As we unwrap every good gift in Jesus, we ignite anew the light that ushers in hope and brings us good tidings of great joy (Luke 2:10). And we are reminded that every need, every loss, every pain, […]

date: December 22, 2021
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Links to Go to the places we could never reach: how using your platform and voice helps children in poverty

Go to the places we could never reach: how using your platform and voice helps children in poverty

Each year, we are blown away by the many ways that passionate Canadians come alongside us to use their creativity, unique gifts and talents to engage in the fight against poverty. We’ve linked arms with friends, partners and burden-bearers who have become Compassion Ambassadors. They are ministry leaders, worship leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, business owners, bestselling […]

date: December 10, 2021
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Links to A 6-year-old girl asks, ‘Did you come to rebuild my house?’

A 6-year-old girl asks, ‘Did you come to rebuild my house?’

Days after the earthquake in southwestern Haiti on August 14, we shared the story of a little girl whose simple prayers were answered, reminding her and her grandmother of the faithfulness of God to provide through His Church in the midst of incredibly challenging circumstances. Several weeks later we caught up with Soraya and her […]

date: November 17, 2021
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Links to The impact of vocational training: Oned’s story

The impact of vocational training: Oned’s story

Every morning, it is common to see several young and older adults waiting their turn for a haircut in front of Oned’s house. His small barbershop has become one of the most popular in Talaigua Nuevo, a small town on the Caribbean coast in Colombia. Once, when Oned was eight years old, his grandfather Eufrasio […]

date: November 1, 2021
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Links to If I had a superpower…

If I had a superpower…

We’ve all dreamed about what we could do if we could fly or be invisible for a day. What about reading minds or having super strength? Teleportation? Super speed? The possibilities are endless! We recently asked some kids from one Compassion centre in Bolivia what superpower they would like to have and why. Here’s what […]

date: October 28, 2021
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Links to Christmas in October? Why we think it’s okay to get festive this month

Christmas in October? Why we think it’s okay to get festive this month

There are two types of people. For some, the mention of Christmas plans in October has them putting their fingers in their ears and exclaiming “la la la la!” to drown out the news that we are approaching the holiday season. For others, mentioning Christmas in October has them running to put on Christmas tunes […]

date: October 21, 2021
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Links to #DayOfTheGirl: step into a day in Flora’s life in the mountains of Bolivia

#DayOfTheGirl: step into a day in Flora’s life in the mountains of Bolivia

What does life look like for a girl in the high plateaus of Bolivia? Meet 11-year-old Flora from Ravelo, a community in the southern highlands. Her home is a 20-minute journey up a hill. Flora is the fourth of 10 children. The family are split between two small adobe houses, which they use as bedrooms, […]

date: October 8, 2021
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Links to Thanksgiving: The attitude that births true joy

Thanksgiving: The attitude that births true joy

You may ask: what is there to be thankful for? In a world filled with uncertainties, suffering, poverty, and all kinds of injustice, it may seem like there isn’t much to be thankful for. When our hearts are broken and the days are bleak, our blessings are easily unseen. But what if we looked again. […]

date: October 7, 2021
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Links to Kirk Franklin re-releases “Lean on Me” with The Compassion Youth Choir

Kirk Franklin re-releases “Lean on Me” with The Compassion Youth Choir

Get the song ____ Following an early 2020 trip with Compassion to the Dominican Republic, Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin felt God telling him to use his musical talents to inspire and encourage youth around the world. WATCH: Kirk shares why he chose to get involved with The Compassion Youth Choir. In late 2020, Kirk […]

date: September 24, 2021
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