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Sosina and Deborah sitting on the step of a church.

She was sponsored as a girl—now she’s giving back to a girl in her community

At just 13 years old, Sosina’s mother was just a child herself when she gave birth to her. It is no secret that the world we live in is not an easy one for women and girls—and even more so for vulnerable young single mothers. Though her mother was determined and worked hard to raise […]

date: March 5, 2020
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This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters

Think your letters don’t matter? Think again—Lizbeth values her sponsor’s letters so much that she memorizes them! When we look at the big picture of the life of a child living in poverty, writing a letter can feel like we’re not doing enough. Filling a page with words seems trivial next to an empty belly […]

date: March 5, 2020
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A group of Canadian pastors in Peru.

A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

This trip was eye-opening, heart-breaking, mission-inspiring and partnership-affirming.

date: February 20, 2020
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They fell in love as sponsored kids—now, they’re married.

Meet Cres and Sheryl. They are a vibrant married couple from the north of Manila, Philippines. They are parents to three young children—Caleb, Sofia and Cian. Cres runs a small printing press business from home, and Sheryl works as a Child Development Worker at the local Compassion centre. Their life might seem quite typical from […]

date: February 12, 2020
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Julio stands in the doorway of his home, smiling.

Beating cancer with the support of community

It was news that no mother ever wants to receive. “Your child has lymphoma and leukemia.”

date: February 4, 2020
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An Inspiring Update on the Boy with the Bright Blue Eyes

Two years ago, we shared the story of the incredible Ugandan baby boy with ocean blue eyes and a bold streak on his forehead. Today, Shakul is 4-years-old and is taking the world by storm despite his physical difference.

date: January 31, 2020
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Brothers Pioneer a New Way of Life for their Migrant Family

Oosamai’s family used to move to find work wherever they could. Thanks to the support of a local Compassion centre in Thailand, they’re now settled and his sons are attending school consistently for the first time, empowering them for a different, sustainable future.    

date: January 23, 2020
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10 Years After Haiti Earthquake Survivors Speak

It’s been ten years since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti changed the fabric of the country forever. And though survivors still bear scars of the traumatic event, they face the future with fierce hope and steady support.

date: January 10, 2020
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A young girl in a red shirt, laughing.

How child sponsorship prevents human trafficking

Poverty puts children at a higher risk of being trafficked. That’s why releasing children from poverty is key to preventing human trafficking—and that is exactly what child sponsorship does.

date: January 9, 2020
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Living a Life with Compassion

Allison Alley joined the Courage Cast podcast with Andrea Crisp.

date: December 17, 2019
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