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The ripple effect of a family gift

If you were to meet a villager in the community of Kathesh, Tanzania, chances are he or she would be a farmer. Compassion beneficiaries like Esther, Godfrey and Stefano come from families who farm. And through special gifts their sponsors have provided, benefits like improved housing and income-generating opportunities are rippling into the lives of their […]

date: August 6, 2013
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Connecting your kids with your sponsored child

North American children have much to offer the world and much to offer a sponsored child. Renowned children’s author Sally Lloyd-Jones reminds us, “Children need to know they’re part of something bigger.” Sponsorship offers the opportunity to invite your children into a global story. Here are three ways your child can get involved: Letter Writing […]

date: August 2, 2013
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A Ugandan country veterinarian

David is famous in his little village of Kiwangala, Uganda. He can’t take more than ten steps down the dirt roads of his community without someone stopping him to chat or waving at him from afar. He is loved and respected. In this community where nearly everyone keeps animals, David is their beloved veterinarian. No […]

date: July 22, 2013
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15 years after Compassion

Like many children growing up in poverty, Ronnie didn’t really notice he was poor. It was just how life was in his neighbourhood in Cochabamba, Bolivia. His dad didn’t live with his family or provide for them, so Ronnie, his mom and three siblings never had enough—not enough food, not enough clothing and not enough […]

date: July 15, 2013
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Out of the ordinary

By her own admission, Betty Broadhurst isn’t extraordinary. She’s lived a simple life. She and her husband raised three children, spoiled six grandchildren and at 90, Betty now enjoys the antics of six great-grandchildren. She lives modestly in a cozy apartment, is committed to her church and enjoys swimming. With a quick grin, she admits […]

date: July 8, 2013
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From poverty to Ph.D.

When Vedhanayagam Masilamani wants to teach his two young sons about God’s power to transform a hopeless situation, the story of his own life tells it best. Now 38 and a professor at one of India’s premier universities, Masilamani came from the poverty-stricken village of Thirumanickam in southern India. Life was defined by a mud […]

date: July 1, 2013
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A translator’s story

Ever wondered who it is who translated your letters to your sponsored child? Meet Josiane Yanogo, one of our translators at Compassion Burkina Faso. Today, I watched a soccer match with a Canadian sponsor, learned about the work of a veterinarian in Australia and ate sushi on a Korean dinner table. I travelled all of […]

date: June 24, 2013
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Music inside

Claire is from a neighbourhood where a lot of kids grow up to be thieves or prostitutes. But Claire grew up to be a teacher. Find out why.

date: June 10, 2013
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Peek into a Compassion centre in Ghana

Ever wanted a glimpse of what a Compassion centre is really like? Take a peek into the windows of one of our Compassion centres in Ghana where kids are growing up in the fear of the Lord.

date: May 30, 2013
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An eternal difference

Story and photos by Richard Pouteaux. From the time I was a little child, I watched the shows on TV that depicted children in need around the world. I realized that even though it might just be one child’s life, I could have an influence. Jesus had sown a seed in my heart. In 2004, I […]

date: April 2, 2013
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