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Success for one of the last polio cases in the Philippines

The last recorded case of polio in the Philippines was in 1993. Unfortunately, Denard was born in 1990. When he was a three, he contracted the virus and was paralyzed in both of his legs from the knee down. He was one of the very last polio cases in the country. Unable to stand, he […]

date: November 8, 2015
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The Water Guardians

Children in the Thai village of Huay Kom used to explore the lush jungle around them. They readily helped their parents with house chores. They explored their surroundings—a community once surrounded by forested hills and the echoing calls of wildlife. But times are changing. Huay Khom, now only half an hour from a large city, […]

date: October 16, 2015
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I’m a girl, but I have dreams.

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to promote the rights of girls and speak out against the injustices they face. Many girls around the world aren’t able to dream or plan for their future because they are denied education and married off young. But Compassion’s church partners around the world […]

date: October 11, 2015
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A tribute to tutors

Everyone remembers their favourite teacher. Aside from our parents, teachers are the adults we spend the most time with from a very young age. We may only have a teacher for one school year, but we remember the ones who invest in us, who help us to learn, dream and prepare for the future. Teachers can have a […]

date: October 5, 2015
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Bringing gifts: blessing your Compassion child

You’re off to meet your Compassion child! But what gifts should you bring? Along with your presence, any gift you bring will become a prized possession. Here are some ideas: Toys & activities Give a soccer ball and pump—your child will become the community hero! Art activities will be fun to do with your child, and […]

date: September 30, 2015
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Toys around the world

My daughter just had her fourth birthday and, with Christmas only a few months away, there has been a lot of talk in my house about toys! Faced with the barrage of options available to us, it can be refreshing to see how kids in other parts of the world have fun, no matter their circumstances. […]

date: September 21, 2015
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Behind the scenes on child photo day

If you’ve ever tried to take photos of children, you know it’s not easy to get them to stand still, look at the camera and smile. Our photographers at a Compassion centre in northern Thailand had the same struggles while trying to take the photos of 60 children to send to their sponsors. Complete with photo bombs, […]

date: September 12, 2015
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My sponsors’ words were my shelter

From a young age, Elza saw things no little girl should have to see. Her father was an alcoholic, and there was often violence at home. She heard constant fighting between her parents and her older siblings had too many problems of their own to look after her. Elza became shy, lonely and scared of […]

date: September 9, 2015
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What’s in my backpack?

This week, kids across Canada are heading back to school, many with new Moana or Cars backpacks, excited for the year ahead. Around the world, Compassion kids are also heading to school thanks to the support of their sponsors. Take a peek at what’s inside some of their school bags! Here’s 7-year-old Reine from Badja, Togo. […]

date: September 9, 2015
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Samina’s story: A mother’s dream come true

Often when we think about sponsorship, we think of how much it will help the child. But have you ever thought of how much your sponsorship might mean to the parents? Or how you might just be helping a mother’s dream come true? Watch Samina’s story to be inspired by one mom whose dream came […]

date: May 5, 2015
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