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Miracle triplets: six years later!

Do you remember the miracle triplets? Compassion has been journeying with this special family for years. Here’s an exciting update from their thriving family.

date: September 23, 2020
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Ten-year-old Carmelo wears a green mask and yellow shirt and holds up both his hands to show they are freshly washed.

Compassion’s COVID-19 relief efforts by the numbers

We’ve been hearing lots of big and harrowing numbers lately. But today, we want to share some big numbers that are worth celebrating. While Compassion’s regular child development programming has been interrupted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our local church partners have been anything but shut down. They continue to provide life-changing, and in some cases, […]

date: September 10, 2020
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Providing survival and stability as COVID-19 spreads

Compassion Canada’s Executive Director of Partner Relations, Jamie MacIntosh, recently joined the Word Made Digital podcast with Joanna la Fleur to discuss Compassion’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and why unity among organizations is so critical during this unprecedented time.

date: September 8, 2020
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Hospital staff wearing blue scrubs unload several boxes of supplies into the hospital.

Equipping our neighbours in Brazil: Compassion donates supplies to local hospitals

As Brazil battles the second-largest outbreak of COVID-19 in the world, Compassion is taking action to ensure the health of local communities.

date: August 26, 2020
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A large family sits in their yard in Kenya.

Why efforts to end poverty matter now more than ever

Global progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals is being devastated by COVID-19, but our efforts to respond won’t be stopped.

date: August 20, 2020
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A father sits with his five children. Three of them have albinism.

5 things children with albinism want you to know

Meet playful Selinah, deep thinker Grace and science whiz Yona—three young people with dreams and determination who also have albinism. Albinism is rare genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin formed in the skin, hair and eyes, and can create serious health and social challenges. Yet this trio hopes you will see how they […]

date: June 11, 2020
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A girl runs in a field with her siblings watching behind her.

Good news stories: Mexico

Before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and quarantine measures were put in place, Compassion Mexico staff were planning ahead. They knew children living in poverty would be among the most vulnerable during a pandemic. Before activities were suspended, Compassion centres across the country held information sessions with parents about the virus, where every family received […]

date: June 5, 2020
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A family sits together under a tree.

Good news stories: Haiti

The worldwide effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus must involve everyone, but not everyone is equally equipped. Compassion’s church partners in Haiti are facing that reality head on—working hard to serve children and families who don’t have access to the resources needed to navigate this pandemic. A lack of access to clean, […]

date: May 11, 2020
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5 reasons why the poor are hardest hit by COVID-19

During a pandemic, people living in poverty are among the most vulnerable—unevenly impacted by the many social, economic and physical effects of crisis.

date: May 8, 2020
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Good news stories: Indonesia

What’s happening in Indonesia—and how Compassion is responding.

date: May 1, 2020
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