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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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What meals do kids get at Compassion? (part one)

“What food do children get from Compassion each week?” We hear this question pretty often. Naturally, our sponsors want to know how far their money is going. But development isn’t as easily quantifiable as a number of meals per week. The issue of meals and child nutrition is a complicated one, so these posts will […]

date: March 4, 2013
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Where are they now?

Do you ever wonder about the long-term impact of sponsorship? Or where your sponsored child might end up 30 years from now? So many sponsorship graduates say Compassion changed the direction of their lives—teaching them to love God and serve others. Here is what three former sponsored children are up to today. Esther: A Missionary […]

date: February 19, 2013
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Sponsoring changes the sponsor’s life, too

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first signed up as a sponsor. I had scrolled through the bios of waiting children until one made me pause. I studied her, trying to absorb what I could from the tiny photo. She wore a beautiful light dress and pretty shoes, with blue and grey woolen socks; something […]

date: September 10, 2012
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Bringing Hope to the Sugarcane Fields

Lerdo de Tejada is a small community near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. It is surrounded by beautiful green fields planted with sugarcane. But the reality of the people who work the sugarcane fields is far from beautiful. Lerdo has two large sugar mills. Trucks loaded with sugarcane come from the plantations to […]

date: April 3, 2012
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Bringing Jesus to the Voodoo Capital of Brazil

Bruno’s house is made of mud. Cheap plastic chairs serve as a couch. There are no doors in his home, only curtains. The washroom is a hole in the backyard. There is no comfort, no security in Bruno’s home where he lives with his grandmother, Maria, and his two siblings, Bruna and Tiago. Maria is […]

date: March 15, 2012
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