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An Inspiring Update on the Boy with the Bright Blue Eyes

Two years ago, we shared the story of the incredible Ugandan baby boy with ocean blue eyes and a bold streak on his forehead. Today, Shakul is 4-years-old and is taking the world by storm despite his physical difference.

date: January 31, 2020
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9 Awesome Things You Were Part of This Year

2019 was an incredible year in many ways for Compassion Canada! Because of our supporters, we were able to see more children and families empowered to break the chains of poverty and oppression. From providing shelter for refugees to giving a family of triplets a brand new home, you served those around the world in creative ways. Take a look at some good news stories from 2019 illustrated by us, just for you!

date: December 27, 2019
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Children smiling and running in a playground in Kenya.

The rights of children—in photos

{4 minute read} November 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. According to UNICEF, it is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, in which world leaders “made a promise to every child to protect and fulfil their rights, by adopting [this] international legal […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A group of girls in Latin America.

3 ways the world has changed for children in 30 years

In this article: God’s heart for children reflected in the global effort to uphold the rights of children. Three ways the rights of children have advanced over the last 30 years. Why we can celebrate and look to the work ahead of us. ____ This year, Compassion joins other humanitarian and child-focused organizations around the […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A boy hangs upside down from a playground structure.

3 things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty

Eradicating poverty is something we’re pretty passionate about! While there’s definitely a lot of work still to be done, there are also several things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty.

date: October 17, 2019
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“I am beautiful like my mother”

Precious Karunia bubbles with life. Her sweet smile and joyful demeanor are magnetic.  She is resilient in a world that resists difference.  She is strong in the face of adversity. She embraces each day in her home of South Bongkudai with a joyful song on her lips— running and laughing with friends whimsical and care […]

date: July 25, 2019
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Father hugs his baby girl in his arms.

From drug addict to devoted dad

When you see Henry’s open smile and hear him laugh with joy—which is often—you would never suspect the dark past that held him captive before he knew Jesus. But this father of three bears deep scars from the suffering endured at the hands of a drug addiction. Henry’s life has been a struggle since the […]

date: June 13, 2019
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Tiruwork and

When poverty meets pregnancy

When you look up from Tiruwork and Enyew’s home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, you can see the vultures circling. They rise on a draft then swoop down upon the mountain of trash below. Tiruwork and Enyew are a young couple who live near the city dump. The heaps of garbage form foothills in front of […]

date: May 7, 2019
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A woman stands with her arms crossed, smiling and looking to the left. There are two colourful plates hanging on the grey concrete wall behind her. She is wearing a plaid headscarf and a black shawl over a blue dress.

A strength that comes from sisterhood

Like many newlyweds and expecting parents, the love radiating between Tigist and Abebaw is evident. But the consistent physical care and service Tigist offers her husband is the kind that is not commonly required of young couples—and shows just how extraordinary this woman is. Abebaw is paralyzed, and Tigist is his primary caregiver. He became paralyzed […]

date: March 28, 2019
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Patanree sits cross legged on the ground with her toys, looking at the camera as the sun beams into their hoe. Her mom sits behind her smiling at her.

For Patnaree, there was no time to waste

The birth of a child should be met with joy, not fear. But when Patnaree entered the world with a stomach deformity, her mother Chernaypaw was terrified. How could she possibly access the medical treatment Patnaree so desperately required? The lead up to the birth of her third child was filled with uncertainty for Chernaypaw. During […]

date: July 16, 2018
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