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Links to “I’m the first in my family to…”

“I’m the first in my family to…”

Every kid dreams of who they want to be, things they want to accomplish, places they want to go, and more. But for millions of children living in extreme poverty, this is when poverty’s evil lies start to creep in. You’ll never achieve those dreams. Poverty will always define your life. You’re stuck. Kids in […]

date: June 9, 2021
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Links to He is a survivor: Abel battled cancer and won

He is a survivor: Abel battled cancer and won

Jonah and the whale. Daniel and the lion’s den. Esther saving her people. David facing Goliath. These are all beloved Bible stories for children and are guaranteed to come up when you ask a Sunday school class what their favourite stories are. One story you would not expect to be a 13-year-old’s favourite is the […]

date: June 1, 2021
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Links to Spinning with joy: 10-year-old Suleyma in El Salvador wins national talent competition

Spinning with joy: 10-year-old Suleyma in El Salvador wins national talent competition

What do you do when you lose the person who inspired your dreams, just as you were reaching for the next step in that dream? What do you do when you doubt if your gifts and talents are valid? How do you stay inspired in the midst of a global pandemic? All this and more […]

date: May 27, 2021
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Links to Compassion helps Rwandan family reunite decades after genocide

Compassion helps Rwandan family reunite decades after genocide

 Christian was at a church service when he received a phone call that would change his life. Fifteen missed phone calls, to be exact. “I was in church when I realized I had 15 missed calls,” Christian shares. “My phone had been on silent mode. When I stepped out of the service to call […]

date: May 14, 2021
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Links to More than words: How a letter became a lifeline in a pandemic

More than words: How a letter became a lifeline in a pandemic

Buzz. Buzz. Buzz. Akhi rolled over and fumbled to turn off her alarm as it startled her awake. The buttery glow of the morning sun filtered through her green mosquito net as she pulled the edges out from where they were tucked under her mattress. As her feet hit the ground she started to go […]

date: May 12, 2021
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Links to Need a pick-me-up for your heart? You’re sure to find it in these adorable faces.

Need a pick-me-up for your heart? You’re sure to find it in these adorable faces.

Joy is contagious. And kids? Kids are probably the most potent joy-makers on earth. We wanted to bring you some pure, unabashed, child-kindled joy. What better way to do that then for us to gather some photos of these contagious smiles, bright eyes and happy hearts from around the world! ____   ____ Our world […]

date: April 28, 2021
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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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