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Links to Crisis: Both danger and opportunity are reflected through COVID-19

Crisis: Both danger and opportunity are reflected through COVID-19

Listen in to this inspiring time that church leaders from across Canada spent with Jimmy Mellado, President and CEO of Compassion International. Jimmy shares about the realities for Compassion’s ministry worldwide as well as the remarkable opportunity we have as the Church to do good and meet the needs of the most vulnerable. With Jimmy’s […]

date: July 7, 2021
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Links to Liza finds freedom from domestic abuse

Liza finds freedom from domestic abuse

When she was just four, Liza lost both her parents and was left under the care of her uncle. Ten years later, she is bravely speaking out about the painful truth of her living situation.

date: February 24, 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 Pregnant and without food, Hanna was abandoned

Pregnant and without food, Hanna was abandoned

With two young boys, a baby on the way and no hope of work, Hanna was ready to give up on life—until the gift of vegetable seeds changed everything.

date: November 5, 2020
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Links to How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

The online sexual exploitation of children around the world is nothing new. But in the wake of COVID-19, this dark reality has worsened. Through cheap internet connections, abuse is inflicted on children at the commission and direction of predators from all over the world, with the most prolific customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. But how does a pandemic make such a darkness even darker? And who is there to protect the vulnerable?

date: September 17, 2020
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Links to Why efforts to end poverty matter now more than ever

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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Links to Losing your home in a global pandemic

Losing your home in a global pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis isn’t just about health. For single mother Meseret and her daughter Saron, the pandemic left them homeless.

date: August 13, 2020
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Links to Being a child migrant during COVID-19

Being a child migrant during COVID-19

Mamaway clenches her eyes tight, buries her head in her knees and imagines she is back home again: Small and fragile, she can almost feel the dewy air in her lungs—a gift from the deep green trees that surrounded her very first home. She brushes her fingers against the ground beneath her and remembers the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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Links to 5 things children with albinism want you to know

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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Links to Good news stories: Colombia

Good news stories: Colombia

Since the government declared a mandatory quarantine in Colombia, Compassion’s local church partners have been working tirelessly to face the effects of the pandemic and support families through it. Providing food for children and their families is one of the biggest concerns during COVID-19. Many parents have been forced to cease their income-generating activities, most […]

date: May 22, 2020
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