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A young girl sits with a silver bowl in her hands looking off to the distance

Being a child migrant during COVID-19

Mamaway clenches her eyes tight, buries her head in her knees and imagines she is back home again: Small and fragile, she can almost feel the dewy air in her lungs—a gift from the deep green trees that surrounded her very first home. She brushes her fingers against the ground beneath her and remembers the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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Aduri, wearing a red dress and headscarf, stands in front of her collapsed bamboo home.

Surviving a super-cyclone in a global pandemic

Imagine this. You’re at your home in Bangladesh with your family. You have been for weeks, following directives to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19. But now, there’s a new risk facing your family: Super-cyclone Amphan. It’s the strongest storm ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal. You’re doubtful your home on the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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Easy-to-share stories to help vulnerable children

We’ve collected short, shareable stories to help you share with your community how Compassion is empowering children impacted by COVID-19. All you need to do is copy and paste!

date: July 17, 2020
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A boy getting water from an outdoor tap

Busting some myths on Compassion and community development

This article was originally published in Compassion Canada’s Summer 2020 Magazine. Because we are so committed to and focused on individual child development, a common myth about Compassion’s program is that we don’t do wider community development projects. But the fact is, we invest a lot in community development through what we call our Complementary […]

date: July 16, 2020
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Happy Canada Day: A vision of every nation, tribe, people and tongue

Celebrating the diverse and complex experiences of Canadians, and the global impact our Canadian supporters have together.

date: June 30, 2020
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A father sits with his five children. Three of them have albinism.

5 things children with albinism want you to know

Meet playful Selinah, deep thinker Grace and science whiz Yona—three young people with dreams and determination who also have albinism. Albinism is rare genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin formed in the skin, hair and eyes, and can create serious health and social challenges. Yet this trio hopes you will see how they […]

date: June 11, 2020
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A girl runs in a field with her siblings watching behind her.

Good news stories: Mexico

Before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and quarantine measures were put in place, Compassion Mexico staff were planning ahead. They knew children living in poverty would be among the most vulnerable during a pandemic. Before activities were suspended, Compassion centres across the country held information sessions with parents about the virus, where every family received […]

date: June 5, 2020
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A boy holds birthday balloons and a birthday gift.

Good news stories: Colombia

Since the government declared a mandatory quarantine in Colombia, Compassion’s local church partners have been working tirelessly to face the effects of the pandemic and support families through it. Providing food for children and their families is one of the biggest concerns during COVID-19. Many parents have been forced to cease their income-generating activities, most […]

date: May 22, 2020
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A woman and two children pose with a grocery delivery provided by Compassion.

Good news stories: Bolivia

As the quarantine extends, the concerns and needs of vulnerable families in Bolivia grow. These tough realities have caused the churches to come up with creative methods to provide for the families who need support but can longer travel to the Compassion centre.

date: May 15, 2020
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A family sits together under a tree.

Good news stories: Haiti

The worldwide effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus must involve everyone, but not everyone is equally equipped. Compassion’s church partners in Haiti are facing that reality head on—working hard to serve children and families who don’t have access to the resources needed to navigate this pandemic. A lack of access to clean, […]

date: May 11, 2020
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