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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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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 6 Most Popular Gifts of Compassion

6 Most Popular Gifts of Compassion

Did you hear? The 2020 Gifts of Compassion gift guide is here! This year, your gifts matter more than ever, as millions of children are pushed deeper into poverty because of the COVID-19 crisis. There are so many great gifts! If you don’t know where start, try one of these favourites. ____ Chickens – $40 “We […]

date: October 30, 2020
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Links to We will be brave: Why child sponsorship matters more than ever

We will be brave: Why child sponsorship matters more than ever

On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we’re shining a light on those most vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis: children living in poverty.

date: October 15, 2020
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Links to Extreme hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa: Abiyot’s story

Extreme hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa: Abiyot’s story

Abiyot, a single mother of six from Ethiopia, lays awake each night with the gnawing thought that the next day, she will not be able to feed her kids. The pandemic has destroyed her financial situation, and the everyday struggle to feed her kids is more desperate than ever before.

date: September 10, 2020
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Links to Compassion’s COVID-19 relief efforts by the numbers

Compassion’s COVID-19 relief efforts by the numbers

We’ve been hearing lots of big and harrowing numbers lately. But today, we want to share some big numbers that are worth celebrating. While Compassion’s regular child development programming has been interrupted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our local church partners have been anything but shut down. They continue to provide life-changing, and in some cases, […]

date: September 10, 2020
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Links to Providing survival and stability as COVID-19 spreads

Providing survival and stability as COVID-19 spreads

Compassion Canada’s Executive Director of Partner Relations, Jamie MacIntosh, recently joined the Word Made Digital podcast with Joanna la Fleur to discuss Compassion’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and why unity among organizations is so critical during this unprecedented time.

date: September 8, 2020
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Links to Levi’s story: Thriving with a rare disease

Levi’s story: Thriving with a rare disease

Levi is your average 12-year-old Salvadoran boy. But his everyday life is anything but ordinary. While other kids his age brush their teeth before bed, Levi rolls up his pant leg and injects himself with his daily growth hormone to make sure he stays healthy. His life isn’t without its challenges. But then again, for Levi, living with a rare congenital disease has never been easy.

date: September 3, 2020
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