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Learning around the world: a photo essay

Making sure kids get access to an education is something we’re passionate about. But, just like here in Canada, not all children around the world thrive in traditional classrooms. That’s why Compassion staff work to provide children with alternative learning opportunities—so every child has the chance to be successful, no matter what they dream of […]

date: June 4, 2015
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A man uses a large bottle to feed a baby elephant

Empowering local communities to protect their resources

Compassion is focused on holistic child development—we help children grow into adults who are able to identify the problems around them and are empowered to take action. Part of that education is teaching children about the importance of being good stewards of the land around them. The places where Compassion works can be the most […]

date: November 21, 2014
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Creative classrooms

Education plays a key role in helping children break free from poverty. It teaches children about the world around them. It gives them options to change it. But sitting in a classroom all day is boring. That’s why Compassion takes a creative approach to learning. Education is as diverse as the children we work with, […]

date: July 8, 2014
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How does Compassion help children pay for school?

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. […]

date: August 19, 2013
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How does Compassion help children with education?

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 […]

date: August 15, 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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Educating Parents to Prevent Abuse

How do you stop child abuse? It’s so often something that takes place hidden inside the home, the very place where children should be protected and safe. While abuse is often hidden, it can also be deeply ingrained in a culture. That’s why transforming not only the exterior circumstances of a child’s life, but also […]

date: May 29, 2012
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Roxana Opens a Beauty Salon

Roxana moved her family’s mirror from inside the house to the porch. She decorated the top with balloons and crafts. She swept the porch and placed a table with beauty products under the mirror with a plastic chair. She was ready for the first client at her beauty salon. Roxana Vallejos is registered in a […]

date: February 28, 2012
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