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Links to Giving Tuesday: Home is where our heart is

Giving Tuesday: Home is where our heart is

As you read this, thousands of children have been without shelter for over 100 days. When the 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on August 14, 2021, it damaged or destroyed 12,000 homes of Compassion children and their families leaving them homeless and having to navigate the devastation as their daily reality. Children like Soraya […]

date: November 24, 2021
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Links to A 6-year-old girl asks, ‘Did you come to rebuild my house?’

A 6-year-old girl asks, ‘Did you come to rebuild my house?’

Days after the earthquake in southwestern Haiti on August 14, we shared the story of a little girl whose simple prayers were answered, reminding her and her grandmother of the faithfulness of God to provide through His Church in the midst of incredibly challenging circumstances. Several weeks later we caught up with Soraya and her […]

date: November 17, 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 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 Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster

Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster

“Even though Compassion is not a disaster relief organization, the link between poverty and vulnerability to disaster is undeniable. As a result, Compassion staff and church partners are often the first ones on the ground in the wake of an emergency—ready and prepared to respond to the needs of children and their families.” – Compassion […]

date: August 27, 2021
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Links to Haiti: God answers the simple prayers of a child

Haiti: God answers the simple prayers of a child

“I told you God would answer my prayers,” six-year-old Soraya said as she quickly looked through the emergency food box in front of her. Three days after a devastating 7.2 earthquake hit southwestern Haiti on Saturday, August 14, Soraya told her grandmother Ana she had prayed for God to provide her favorite food. To Ana’s […]

date: August 19, 2021
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Links to Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Hearing about a plague of locusts might cause you to think of the famous Bible story told to you in Sunday School. For 46-year-old Behailu, a farmer in Minjar County, Ethiopia, hearing of locusts reminds him of stories told by his father’s generation of farmers. “Our fathers used to tell us how the locusts’ impact […]

date: January 14, 2021
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Links to The power of income generation gifts in the fight against poverty

The power of income generation gifts in the fight against poverty

In a year like 2020, it can be easy to only focus on immediate relief efforts in the fight against poverty. And while Compassion is mounting an unprecedented response to the COVID-19 crisis facing our world by providing emergency food packs, hygiene kits, rent support, emergency medical care and more, we haven’t taken our eyes […]

date: November 25, 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 Meet Meisy, the Catfish Farmer

Meet Meisy, the Catfish Farmer

It’s World Food Day, and we’re celebrating the sustainable farming initiatives of a Compassion centre in Indonesia who is supporting families without food sources because of COVID-19, through teaching catfish and vegetable farming.

date: October 15, 2020
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