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Juliet’s big smile and bright eyes show no trace of the struggles she has already faced in her young life. She warms up to strangers quickly and has many friends. Her quick laughter might leave you surprised to hear the story of the challenges she has struggled to overcome. Born with unique challenges When she […]
What’s as small a crumb but can fill many plates? A seed, of course! Seeds are miraculous things. In backyard and community gardens across Canada, one little seed can produce up to 40 zucchinis over a summer. One cherry tomato transplant can have you picking bowls of colourful produce from July to September. Food gardens […]
Beaded sweat dripping down her brow, Fransciska breathes deep the dusty air kicked up from her worn sandals. Her sombre one-year-old rests his cheek against her jutted shoulder blade. She carries the weight of his hungry body in a green cloth kanga carrier wrapped around her torso. The weight of her precious baby takes a toll on her tired body during today’s 15-kilometre.
But it is nothing compared to the weight of the world she bears each day, fighting to provide for her six hungry children.
Looking for gifts that make a difference? The Gifts of Compassion gift guide is for you! As desperate needs continue to persist around the world, especially amidst a global food crisis, choosing gifts that make a difference matters more than ever. Your generosity is key to the fight against poverty and hunger. With so many […]
Around the Christmas holidays, many charities send out gift guides. These guides feature many different ways to be generous and help people in need. But what really happens when you give a gift? Do charity Christmas gift guides really make a difference? At Compassion, we invite you to give through Gifts of Compassion. Our gift […]
Ladies, what’s your day like when you’re on your period? I know it may be somewhat of a personal question or something you honestly don’t give much thought to when you’re not on it, but honestly, pause and think about it for a moment because it matters. If you’re not currently experiencing poverty and are […]
Have you ever wondered what happens to your money when you decide to sponsor a child? Or have you been sponsoring a child for years and were always curious about exactly where your money goes and what it’s doing? Well, continue to read on and learn about how sponsorship makes a practical difference for children […]
Warning: This content includes mention of abuse and sexual violence against girls. We recommend you read with discretion. Everything changed when Florence turned 12. Instead of a birthday party or a sentimental mother-daughter ceremony to celebrate her transition from childhood to becoming a young lady, Florence’s family received a marriage offer and a bride price. […]
Miles away from urbanization, the Salvin River runs quietly, and the breeze passes over a small, isolated village on the Thai-Myanmar border. In the soft light of dawn, Saydomoo reflects on the journey of his son, Haekerporso, over the past year. Just a year ago, Haekerporso was six years old: a lively, active, and confident […]
There is a resource that we often take for granted, and it’s easy to forget that it’s crucial in determining whether or not a child has the opportunity to dream of anything other than getting through the day. That resource is water. ____ Clean water is so easy to take for granted when you don’t […]