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A safe place for Emile

Togo is wild and beautiful; long grass grows tall in the red soil and grey mountains loom in distance. It’s here Emile lives with his grandmother in a one-room hut in the rugged bush lands. Life in the bush is far different from life in the village. People in the bush devote their lives to […]

date: August 1, 2013
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A day in the life of a Maasai boy

June 16th is the Day of the African Child. Find out what a day in the life of a boy from the Maasai tribe of Kenya is like and find out how Compassion is helping him be the first of his 10 siblings to get an education.

date: June 16, 2013
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Restoring ragpicking children

By Provashish Dutta, Compassion East India  “I used to walk barefoot to the garbage dump to collect rags and scraps, and I wore torn clothes that people gave as alms when I begged,” says Hiralal, an 11-year-old boy from Odisha, India. “Seeing children going to school while I picked trash from the dump made me […]

date: March 29, 2013
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Widows, orphans and chickens

As you enter Rawa Village in western Kenya, you’re serenaded by clucking chickens and bleating goats. The soil is rich in this green village, and it looks like an idyllic country life. But something sinister has touched this place. Rawa Village has been devastated by HIV/AIDS, in part because of the practice of wife inheritance. […]

date: March 15, 2013
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Change Hearts, Change Haiti

It has been three years since the catastrophic earthquake that crumbled much of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of thousands were killed and over a million lost their homes. Natural disasters can sink countries into deeper despair, or they can be the catalyst for change. Although thousands are still displaced, we’re beginning to see a massive rebuilding […]

date: January 11, 2013
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Help teens in Peru trade gangs for business

Meet a real need and bring real joy this Christmas with a Gift of Compassion. “My husband and I came from a mining town in the Andes and did not have the same opportunities our children have now, especially at the Compassion program,” says Elizabeth, mother of Juan Carlos. Elizabeth’s family lives on the steep […]

date: November 29, 2012
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Help A Dad Earn an Income with Drivers’ Education

Tamil Nadu is a state on the most southern tip of India, and is home to more than 72 million people. Its capital city, Chennai, boasts the second largest port in India and brings in commerce from all over the world. Chennai is a bustling hub of activity and culture, making it an exciting and […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Help families reduce expenses with solar lights

Have you ever noticed that when the power goes out, you still hit the light switch out of habit? We all do it – using electricity is as natural to us as breathing. It’s so ingrained in our day-to-day life that we rarely think about just how much we depend on it. In Kenya, available […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Real Gifts That Bring Real Joy: Gifts of Compassion

Christmas shopping may not always be easy, but the look on a loved one’s face when you give them a gift that’s just right makes it all worth it. Imagine a gift that could let you bring that kind of joy not only to someone you know, but to a family in great need this […]

date: September 27, 2012
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Give the gift of clean water in Tanzania

Ekwamkrom is a farming community in southern Ghana fortunate enough to have a major water source running through it – the Akora River. Residents use the river for everything, from bathing and washing their clothes to cooking with and drinking it. But while the Akora brings life, it also carries disease. Bilharzias is caused by […]

date: September 27, 2012
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