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Liz’s story: Encountering Jesus through sponsorship
Liz’s childhood Hunger. Violence. Drugs. Robberies. Gangs. This was the childhood community Liz recalls growing up in at only six years old. As a little girl on her way to school, she would often have to walk past a street commonly known as “Smoke Alley” because of the grey, eye-watering haze that surrounded the area. […]
4 answers on exactly where your money goes when you sponsor a child
Have you ever wondered what happens to your money when you decide to sponsor a child? Or have you been sponsoring a child for years and were always curious about exactly where your money goes and what it’s doing? Well, continue to read on and learn about how sponsorship makes a practical difference for children […]
Owen’s story: How sponsorship released him into his God-given potential
The slums of Nairobi, Kenya are a hard place to grow up in. Owen knows this firsthand. As a child, he lived in the slums with his two siblings and his mother. Their daily lives were made heavy by the financial constraints of living on $5-$10 per month. Every day, Owen woke up with […]
Two Compassion recipes with a generous helping of love
Tea is a hug in a mug; noodle soup is comfort for the soul. Food is a familiar comfort we all reach for—there are few things that speak love like a home-cooked meal. It’s a universal language of provision, nourishment, recharging. And when done in community, it fosters connection and warmth. ____ In COVID-19, poverty […]
How God’s grace and a woman’s resilience led to a miracle
What did Mary know that made her rise early that Sunday morning to be the first at the tomb to see the resurrected Christ? What made Hannah wait with such conviction for her miracle son, even after years of disappointments and anguish? What did the Shunnamite woman know that even in the face of the […]
New podcast episode: What happens after an earthquake hits Haiti?
On August 14, 2021, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of Haiti. Compassion Canada’s President and CEO, Allison Alley, and Compassion International’s Vice President of the Latin America and Caribbean Region, Edouard Lassegue, recently joined host Shelaine Strom on the Ending Poverty Together Podcast to talk about what long-term recovery and development looks […]
How local churches are setting girls free from FGM in Jesus’ name!
Warning: This content includes mention of abuse and sexual violence against girls. We recommend you read with discretion. Everything changed when Florence turned 12. Instead of a birthday party or a sentimental mother-daughter ceremony to celebrate her transition from childhood to becoming a young lady, Florence’s family received a marriage offer and a bride price. […]
The Philippines: Super Typhoon Rai updates
The Philippines is prone to environmental disasters. Recently, the storms have been stronger and more unpredictable. Rai was the 15th typhoon to strike the country this year and is one of the strongest typhoons known to have ever hit the Philippines. Four million people in 400 cities have been affected by this disaster. Super Typhoon […]
A life-threatening diagnosis and the power of a family of faith
Miles away from urbanization, the Salvin River runs quietly, and the breeze passes over a small, isolated village on the Thai-Myanmar border. In the soft light of dawn, Saydomoo reflects on the journey of his son, Haekerporso, over the past year. Just a year ago, Haekerporso was six years old: a lively, active, and confident […]
How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty
There is a resource that we often take for granted, and it’s easy to forget that it’s crucial in determining whether or not a child has the opportunity to dream of anything other than getting through the day. That resource is water. ____ Clean water is so easy to take for granted when you don’t […]