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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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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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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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5 reasons why the poor are hardest hit by COVID-19

During a pandemic, people living in poverty are among the most vulnerable—unevenly impacted by the many social, economic and physical effects of crisis.

date: May 8, 2020
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Good news stories: Indonesia

What’s happening in Indonesia—and how Compassion is responding.

date: May 1, 2020
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Good news stories: Ethiopia

In compliance with the government of Ethiopia, Compassion Ethiopia’s church partners across the country have ceased program activities at their Compassion centres, while all national office staff are working from home. Despite the closures, Compassion Ethiopia is still responding in this critical time, supporting new mothers, providing for families in need and proudly and prayerfully […]

date: April 24, 2020
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Good news stories: Ecuador

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Ecuador has declared a national health emergency. The government has taken measures never seen before in the country, including national curfews and quarantine. Compassion Ecuador has temporarily ceased all activities at all Compassion centres. But despite the closures, pastors, centre directors and Compassion staff continue to […]

date: April 16, 2020
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Stories of how Compassion centres are responding to COVID-19: Part Two

Compassion’c local church partners are stepping up to support the children and families in our programs during this time.

date: April 8, 2020
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Stories of how Compassion Centres are Responding to COVID-19: Part One

Our church partners have been part of daily life in their communities for years. Now, in a time of crisis, they are able to quickly respond to rapidly changing situations.

date: April 7, 2020
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A gift for you: free devotional resources

In this time of social isolation, it’s easy to find ourselves wondering how we’ll fill our days. Streaming shows and movies, testing out new recipes and organizing closets have become our new normal! For some, this time of quarantine has been restful. For others, it’s been just plain stressful. Regardless of how we fill our time, it’s easy to let our minds fill with questions, doubts and fears. But, the reality is this: We are not alone, God is here and He desires us to draw close to Him.

date: April 3, 2020
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