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Compassion’s Sponsorship Program helps children receive an education, but, as you read in our last article, Compassion centres aren’t schools. They complement formal education through curriculum that helps children grow up to be economically self-supporting. But Compassion also helps families pay for the enormous burden that formal education can be for a family in poverty. […]
Most of our sponsors know that Compassion helps children receive education. But how exactly do we go about doing that? These articles will be your guide to understand how your sponsorship brings educational opportunities to children to ensure they can be self-supporting when they grow up. Are Compassion centres schools? One common misconception we hear […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]