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A child in a red shire and pants, stands in line with number of women. The women are wearing vibrantly patterned dresses and standing close together, back to front

Food shortage in Ethiopia – prayer and provision

A drought has increased the needs of already struggling families in Ethiopia. But for sponsored children, like 9-year-old Blen Ashenati, food scarcity in the region has not had devastating effects. That’s because the local church partners who run Compassion’s program in Ethiopia recognized the need and are responding by supplying extra food to families like […]

date: January 19, 2017
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A little boy sits at a desk writing on a piece of paper

9 ways you’ll make a difference to your sponsored child in 2017

By sponsoring a child with Compassion in 2017, you’ll make an incredible difference. You’ll bring stability and security to a child living in the vulnerability of poverty. From all of us at Compassion, thank you. Your support will help your sponsored child to be: 1. Educated Depending on where your sponsored child lives, part of your […]

date: January 3, 2017
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Why do Compassion centres close?

You started sponsoring little Jessica three years ago. You picked her because of her mischievous grin and her pigtails. You’ve been writing letters back and forth and are slowly starting to feel like you’re getting a glimpse into her world and what her daily life is like. You’re praying for her, and you find you’ve […]

date: November 8, 2016
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10 of the bravest girls you’ll ever meet

Ten courageous girls living in Kenya talk openly about their lives and the joys and struggles facing all girls, everywhere. From child marriage to education, female circumcision to the definition of beauty, their stories and images are a testament to the resilience, strength and the courage of girls living in poverty. These girls are like […]

date: October 27, 2016
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A stunning glimpse into the life of a mom in poverty

Walking down the dirt roads on the outskirts of Malindi, Kenya, the breeze sometimes carries on it the distinct scent of the ocean, from which many people here earn their living as fishermen. While the men go out to fish, many of the women have turned to breaking coral into rocks to earn a living. […]

date: October 18, 2016
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A family for an orphan

A tragedy at infancy plunged Mutabazi into a life as an orphan filled with uncertainty and fear. “I learned that my mother died two months after I was born and shortly after my father was poisoned by a neighbour,” says Mutabazi. This unimaginable crime changed the course of Mutabazi’s life and that of his three elder […]

date: October 4, 2016
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Unique and united

Our lives are often the most profoundly shaped when we least expect it. God uses the most unlikely people to teach the most beautiful lessons of His kingdom. It was Roberta, a beautiful mother of two living in San Salvador, El Salvador, who opened my eyes in one of the most unexpected ways. I was […]

date: September 28, 2016
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Peek into a child development centre in Uganda

A Compassion centre in a Ugandan region ravaged by war prepares sponsored children for successful futures. Although the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) retreated from Uganda in 2006, families in the north still feel the effects of the rebel group’s brutality. For 20 years, rebels led by Joseph Kony carried out widespread murder, rape and mutilation […]

date: September 13, 2016
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An accountant giving back

Gai is a woman whose future was all but settled by the place she was born. Por Nor Tha is a small mountain village in Thailand accessible only by a footpath carved out of the mountains by Japanese soldiers in WWII. When Gai was growing up, there were no schools, no jobs for women and […]

date: September 7, 2016
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A carpenter with a vision

Watson had to leave his family when he was just four years old. Living in the isolated and impoverished town of Les Palmes in the mountains of Haiti, his father made very little money as a day labourer. He simply couldn’t provide for his large family. So Watson was sent to live with a good […]

date: August 28, 2016
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