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Links to How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

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 […]

date: January 17, 2022
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Links to 3 new gifts for you in this year’s Gifts of Compassion gift guide

3 new gifts for you in this year’s Gifts of Compassion gift guide

Still looking for the perfect Gift of Compassion to give on behalf of your loved ones this Christmas? If so, perhaps one of this year’s new gifts will be just right for you. Read all about them below and consider giving one of these good gifts today. ____ 1. Mental Health Support During the pandemic, […]

date: December 9, 2021
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Links to 6 High Impact Gifts of Compassion

6 High Impact Gifts of Compassion

Did you hear? The 2021 Gifts of Compassion gift guide is here! Every good gift matters in the fight against poverty and makes a difference in a child’s life. There are so many great gifts! Maybe you are asking, “But, which gift will have the biggest impact?” While all of the gifts in the Gifts […]

date: November 12, 2021
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Links to What happens when you give to Gifts of Compassion

What happens when you give to Gifts of Compassion

Accompanying some gifts in our Gifts of Compassion gift guide, you’ll notice a note that indicates that your gift will go towards a fund, such as our Income Generation Fund or our Safety and Stability Fund, while other gifts have a progress bar on them. What does that mean? We’re here to tell you! Two […]

date: November 1, 2021
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Links to Unwrapping the gift of washrooms

Unwrapping the gift of washrooms

Washrooms? As a Christmas gift? Yes, it might seem unusual but for many children around the world, access to a clean, sanitary washroom is a life-changing gift. In fact, when washrooms are built in Compassion centres, they are usually celebrated with gusto by the community! The running water in the taps, the loud flush of […]

date: November 1, 2021
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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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