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Hannifah grew up believing she was a burden. She was born HIV+ and lost her mother when she was only one month old. Her father was angry and resented his sickly child and her consistent need for medical care. Sadly, when Hannifah turned seventeen, her father had had enough and threw her out of the […]
Jayanti could not leave the four walls of her home. Her mother-in-law wouldn’t let her. In Jayanti’s village culture in India, the mother-in-law reigns supreme. All other women fall dead last in the food chain. Other women don’t have freedom to make decisions. They are confined to the house. Stepping outside to so much as talk to a neighbour is believed […]
A five-year-old Waterloo boy has inspired thousands after he decided to help a Kenyan child who needed life-saving surgery. Before Christmas, Natalie Self gave her son Cam opportunity to choose a gift from Compassion’s gift guide. They paged through the catalogue together, but Cam walked away and didn’t seem interested. Moments later, he returned with […]
Hadija has been a woman of many sorrows. When she first got married, she gave birth, but she lost the baby. Because of it, her husband chased her away from their home. That was just the beginning. She married again to a man named Mwambu who seemed to have undying love for her. She conceived, […]
The last several years have been a time of economic upheaval the world over. But all the while, the economies of many Latin American countries have been gaining strength—including the countries where Compassion ministers such as Peru and Brazil. Many Peruvians and Brazilians living in city centres have moved from poverty into a growing middle […]