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It’s September—and that means back-to-school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve already seen how Compassion children get to […]
It’s September—and that means we’re headed back to school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we thought we’d take you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist series, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books First […]
#PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!
In this story: How Canadians made a massive impact through Giving Tuesday 2018 How a cow is changing the life of a mother-son duo in Rwanda ____ Do you remember Felix? His mother, Freya*, struggled to provide Felix and his siblings with their basic needs because of her HIV. The local Rwandan church saw many […]
Meet the girl who’s making piñatas to overcome poverty
In this story: How to fight poverty through entrepreneurship Ways the local church helps overcome physical and spiritual hunger How creativity can lift families from poverty ____ Pinks, reds, oranges and blues—these are the bold and beautiful colours that crowded young Estrella’s head years ago as she sat on her bedroom floor sketching out piñata […]
Do my Gifts of Compassion really make a difference?
It’s the middle of summer, so you’re probably not thinking about Christmas carols and snow softly falling outside your window. However, even though the taste of peppermint hot chocolate isn’t on your lips, think back to Christmas with us for a moment. Shopping for the perfect gifts is a large part of the Christmas season. […]
Do unsponsored children still receive support?
When choosing a child to sponsor, you might notice that their child profile tells you about their school situation and what kinds of activities they enjoy at their Compassion child development centre. We know what you’re thinking. Why are they already in school and attending the Compassion centre if they aren’t sponsored yet? That’s a […]
These teens aren’t just learning how to make hammocks
A group of positive and inspired teenagers is an unconventional sight in Carazo, Nicaragua. In this community, youth are commonly exposed to dangerous influences and vices from a young age. But this joyful sight is a regular occurrence at Christ is the Answer child development centre, where local teens are learning how to make hammocks. […]
Can the Enneagram help you respond to poverty?
If you are like most Christians, you are likely no stranger to the Enneagram personality test, a growing trend amongst many Christian communities. If you haven’t heard yet, here’s the scoop: The Enneagram is a personality typing tool that outlines nine basic personality types that people generally fall under. It’s an ancient tool that describes […]
Help these students conquer their big professional dreams!
We don’t take the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” lightly. For us, it’s a catalyst to ignite the imaginations of the 2 million children we serve who dream of having a life different than the one of poverty they were born into. When children in our sponsorship program reach the age of […]
Filadelfo simply wants to provide for his family. But with seven children to feed, it’s a struggle for this dad in Honduras just to keep his family together. “Our 17-year-old son crossed the Mexican border last year,” he shares. “It was a heartbreaking decision for us to let him go, but we had no choice.” […]