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Links to Hit by a truck: tragedy to transformation

Hit by a truck: tragedy to transformation

When night falls and Isabela slips into sleep, she can feel her two feet touching the ground. In her dreams, she can run fast. In her dreams, she can jump and catch butterflies and enjoy her favourite games with her friends. But when the 11-year-old wakes up, her reality is different. Something is missing. Isabela’s […]

date: June 1, 2022
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Links to 4 answers on exactly where your money goes when you sponsor a child

4 answers on exactly where your money goes when you sponsor a child

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 […]

date: March 30, 2022
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Links to Two Compassion recipes with a generous helping of love

Two Compassion recipes with a generous helping of love

Tea is a hug in a mug; noodle soup is comfort for the soul. Food is a familiar comfort we all reach for—there are few things that speak love like a home-cooked meal. It’s a universal language of provision, nourishment, recharging. And when done in community, it fosters connection and warmth. ____ In COVID-19, poverty […]

date: March 10, 2022
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Links to The Philippines: Super Typhoon Rai updates

The Philippines: Super Typhoon Rai updates

The Philippines is prone to environmental disasters. Recently, the storms have been stronger and more unpredictable. Rai was the 15th typhoon to strike the country this year and is one of the strongest typhoons known to have ever hit the Philippines. Four million people in 400 cities have been affected by this disaster. Super Typhoon […]

date: February 2, 2022
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Links to A life-threatening diagnosis and the power of a family of faith

A life-threatening diagnosis and the power of a family of faith

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 […]

date: January 27, 2022
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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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