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Shaniz in the streets of Mathare, wearing a red dress and a white face mask.

We will be brave: Why child sponsorship matters more than ever

On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we’re shining a light on those most vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis: children living in poverty.

date: October 15, 2020
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Meet Meisy, the Catfish Farmer

It’s World Food Day, and we’re celebrating the sustainable farming initiatives of a Compassion centre in Indonesia who is supporting families without food sources because of COVID-19, through teaching catfish and vegetable farming.

date: October 15, 2020
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Ariane pulls a fishing net on the shore of the ocean.

Day of the Girl: Life for girls around the world

What does life look like for a 12-year-old girl around the world? Are the challenges Ariane faces in the islands of the Philippines the same as those troubling Esther in the foothills of Arusha, Tanzania? In rural Colombia, does Dayana enjoy the activities that Shamika loves across the ocean in Haiti? Do they have same […]

date: October 8, 2020
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Stephen stands in the street, holding a certificate.

On World Teachers’ Day, meet one of the Philippines’ top teachers

Teachers around the world pull off every day heroics all the time—and even more so in a global pandemic. October 5th is World Teachers’ Day, and we want to celebrate teachers around the world who daily inspire and equip the next generation. As an organization that’s all about releasing children from poverty, we hold teachers […]

date: October 1, 2020
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Miracle triplets: six years later!

Do you remember the miracle triplets? Compassion has been journeying with this special family for years. Here’s an exciting update from their thriving family.

date: September 23, 2020
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How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

The online sexual exploitation of children around the world is nothing new. But in the wake of COVID-19, this dark reality has worsened. Through cheap internet connections, abuse is inflicted on children at the commission and direction of predators from all over the world, with the most prolific customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. But how does a pandemic make such a darkness even darker? And who is there to protect the vulnerable?

date: September 17, 2020
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Single mother of 6, Abiyot, sits with her son in her lap.

Extreme hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa: Abiyot’s story

Abiyot, a single mother of six from Ethiopia, lays awake each night with the gnawing thought that the next day, she will not be able to feed her kids. The pandemic has destroyed her financial situation, and the everyday struggle to feed her kids is more desperate than ever before.

date: September 10, 2020
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Ten-year-old Carmelo wears a green mask and yellow shirt and holds up both his hands to show they are freshly washed.

Compassion’s COVID-19 relief efforts by the numbers

We’ve been hearing lots of big and harrowing numbers lately. But today, we want to share some big numbers that are worth celebrating. While Compassion’s regular child development programming has been interrupted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our local church partners have been anything but shut down. They continue to provide life-changing, and in some cases, […]

date: September 10, 2020
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Providing survival and stability as COVID-19 spreads

Compassion Canada’s Executive Director of Partner Relations, Jamie MacIntosh, recently joined the Word Made Digital podcast with Joanna la Fleur to discuss Compassion’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and why unity among organizations is so critical during this unprecedented time.

date: September 8, 2020
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Levi’s story: Thriving with a rare disease

Levi is your average 12-year-old Salvadoran boy. But his everyday life is anything but ordinary. While other kids his age brush their teeth before bed, Levi rolls up his pant leg and injects himself with his daily growth hormone to make sure he stays healthy. His life isn’t without its challenges. But then again, for Levi, living with a rare congenital disease has never been easy.

date: September 3, 2020
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