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The United Nations reports that the pandemic has halted or reversed years and even decades of development progress. This is the sobering reality highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021. The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There are […]
Listen in to this inspiring time that church leaders from across Canada spent with Jimmy Mellado, President and CEO of Compassion International. Jimmy shares about the realities for Compassion’s ministry worldwide as well as the remarkable opportunity we have as the Church to do good and meet the needs of the most vulnerable. With Jimmy’s […]
Many Compassion supporters know that we currently serve over 2 million children around the world who are registered in our holistic child development program. But we’re excited to share a new number with you today. Local Compassion centres have shifted their approach to programming through the pandemic to provide emergency support to children and their […]
Every kid dreams of who they want to be, things they want to accomplish, places they want to go, and more. But for millions of children living in extreme poverty, this is when poverty’s evil lies start to creep in. You’ll never achieve those dreams. Poverty will always define your life. You’re stuck. Kids in […]
Small. The world felt so small. Restrictions and lockdowns had narrowed life to the confines of four walls for everyone in Togo. The children and youth from Compassion centres in Togo were missing their regular programming and felt isolated. They decided to put their minds together to find a way to open their worlds up […]
Jonah and the whale. Daniel and the lion’s den. Esther saving her people. David facing Goliath. These are all beloved Bible stories for children and are guaranteed to come up when you ask a Sunday school class what their favourite stories are. One story you would not expect to be a 13-year-old’s favourite is the […]
It’s National Volunteer Week! We’re celebrating our volunteers across Canada whose commitment and adaptability over the past year have inspired us as they’ve continued to make an impact even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, we also want to highlight the multitude of volunteers who serve on the frontlines of Compassion’s programs around […]
Superstition is not something you might associate with cases of malaria but for Grace, a mother who lives in a little village called Kiembeni, Kenya, it played a significant role in the recurring cases of this disease in her family. Grace’s children kept falling severely ill. No sooner had one of her children recovered, another […]
Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!
Before the morning sun had even peeked over the horizon, 11-year-old Yunita was up and ready to accompany her grandmother, Welmince, to fetch water at the well. With the particular coolness of dawn hanging in the air, the two set out on their daily hike at 5:00 a.m. sharp, hoping to be met by a […]