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Juliet’s big smile and bright eyes show no trace of the struggles she has already faced in her young life. She warms up to strangers quickly and has many friends. Her quick laughter might leave you surprised to hear the story of the challenges she has struggled to overcome. Born with unique challenges When she […]
Do you remember the joy of parachute week in gym class? Or using craft materials in math? When learning is playful, we remember those lessons. Creating safe and supportive spaces for play ignites friendships, develops life-changing skills and provides opportunities to grow as a whole person.
When you sit down to send a gift to the Compassion child you sponsor, think about the best gift you’ve ever received. Most of us would agree that the best gifts are personal, generous and impactful. That’s our goal for the gifts sponsors send to sponsored children, their families or Compassion centres. It’s why we’re […]
Sometimes, endings are just the beginning of a new adventure! This June, graduates across Canada are tossing caps into the air in honour of their achievements, endurance and dreams! While for some, it can be bittersweet to leave behind friends and memories, graduation isn’t something to fear. It signals that the preparation is done, and […]
At Compassion, we’re serious about child development and releasing children from poverty in every area of life: physically, cognitively, socially, economically and spiritually. Poverty is far-reaching and multi-faceted, and our approach to fighting it needs to be, too. But a child’s development doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Stability and connectedness are woven into the very […]
Compassion Canada’s board of directors is made up of an incredible group of leaders who give their time to serve in the important role of directing and protecting our organization. They recently had the opportunity to visit Colombia on their first trip as a board in more than three years. Compassion Canada board member Dr. […]
Beaded sweat dripping down her brow, Fransciska breathes deep the dusty air kicked up from her worn sandals. Her sombre one-year-old rests his cheek against her jutted shoulder blade. She carries the weight of his hungry body in a green cloth kanga carrier wrapped around her torso. The weight of her precious baby takes a toll on her tired body during today’s 15-kilometre.
But it is nothing compared to the weight of the world she bears each day, fighting to provide for her six hungry children.
When your sponsor child graduates or leaves Compassion’s program, it is a significant moment in your sponsorship journey. It may stir up emotions or raise questions, all of which are important. This blog is your guide to navigating what may arise at the end of your sponsorship journey with a Compassion child. When it comes […]
38 million. It’s the number that represents the total population of Canada today. It’s also the number of people who were living with HIV by the end of 2021, according to World Health Organization. This astronomical number is a significant increase from 30.8 million in 2010. 36.7 million of those affected in 2021 were adults […]
“Now I can sleep comfortably, and my body no longer hurts when I wake up. My mom makes the best mattresses in the world.”