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Links to A full heart: A local church’s support remains steady through COVID-19

A full heart: A local church’s support remains steady through COVID-19

Luis’ smile is one that lights up the whole room. When he was just three years old, Luis was registered at the Compassion centre in his community in Colombia. Now eight years old, his joy is infectious and his warm disposition is loved by all at the Compassion centre. As much as Luis is loved, […]

date: September 15, 2021
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Links to ‘A letter to my grandson’: A story of hope in the face of suffering

‘A letter to my grandson’: A story of hope in the face of suffering

I remember how happy I felt when I saw my grandson, baby Deinner, for the first time. Despite the pain, there he was: so innocent, so beautiful, reminding me of God’s love. I started to cry when I finally held him in my arms, feeling that mix of deep sadness and happiness. He was born […]

date: September 10, 2021
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Links to ‘We are at a critical juncture in human history’: 5 ways to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

‘We are at a critical juncture in human history’: 5 ways to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations reports that the pandemic has halted or reversed years and even decades of development progress. This is the sobering reality highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021. The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There are […]

date: July 29, 2021
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Links to “I’m the first in my family to…”

“I’m the first in my family to…”

Every kid dreams of who they want to be, things they want to accomplish, places they want to go, and more. But for millions of children living in extreme poverty, this is when poverty’s evil lies start to creep in. You’ll never achieve those dreams. Poverty will always define your life. You’re stuck. Kids in […]

date: June 9, 2021
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Links to He is a survivor: Abel battled cancer and won

He is a survivor: Abel battled cancer and won

Jonah and the whale. Daniel and the lion’s den. Esther saving her people. David facing Goliath. These are all beloved Bible stories for children and are guaranteed to come up when you ask a Sunday school class what their favourite stories are. One story you would not expect to be a 13-year-old’s favourite is the […]

date: June 1, 2021
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Links to Beating Malaria with Hope

Beating Malaria with Hope

Superstition is not something you might associate with cases of malaria but for Grace, a mother who lives in a little village called Kiembeni, Kenya, it played a significant role in the recurring cases of this disease in her family. Grace’s children kept falling severely ill. No sooner had one of her children recovered, another […]

date: April 21, 2021
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Links to Ending child poverty is possible

Ending child poverty is possible

Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to One year later: How COVID-19 changed us forever

One year later: How COVID-19 changed us forever

Ever since those early days of lockdown a year ago, life has looked so different. Little did we know as a small team of writers at Compassion Canada that the stories we would be sharing for the rest of the year and beyond would be those of the pandemic’s immense impact on children living in poverty. And little did we know that these stories would change us forever.

date: March 11, 2021
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Links to After a terrible burn accident, this brave girl is thriving

After a terrible burn accident, this brave girl is thriving

Five years ago, brave young Rihanata suffered burns to 80 per cent of her body. Today, she is a thriving light in her community.

date: December 2, 2020
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Links to For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

Recently, Compassion’s Ministry Relations Regional Manager for the Greater Toronto Area, Aimee Esparaz, wrote this article about the global church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for Vancouver Chinese Christian Short-Term Mission Training Centre‘s Truth Monthly magazine. The article was published in both English and Chinese in the November 2020 issue of Truth Monthly (find Aimee’s article […]

date: November 24, 2020
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