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Links to Six babies, three births, one incredible story of God’s grace

Six babies, three births, one incredible story of God’s grace

For many women, pregnancy and motherhood is a time of joy and anticipation—at least, some of time. But pregnancy can also be difficult, and not just physically. Even from the onset, some mothers experience anxiety and disappointment relating to their pregnancy or their circumstances. When Hajara got pregnant for the third time in 2020, she […]

date: January 13, 2022
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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 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 ‘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 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 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 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 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 Please join us in prayer for the children we serve and our frontline workers

Please join us in prayer for the children we serve and our frontline workers

Hurricanes, civil unrest, economic crises, food shortages. Add these to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and the reality for people living in extreme poverty is even more dire. Here are ways you can pray.

date: November 25, 2020
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