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Children smiling and running in a playground in Kenya.

The rights of children—in photos

{4 minute read} November 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. According to UNICEF, it is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, in which world leaders “made a promise to every child to protect and fulfil their rights, by adopting [this] international legal […]

date: November 14, 2019
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FAQ Cheat Sheet for Sponsorship

At Compassion, we value you, our partners in mission, deeply. Our hope is to be transparent with the ins and outs of our ministry. One of the ways we do that is by addressing your questions—big or small!

date: October 24, 2019
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Meet 3 Unstoppable Girls Breaking Barriers Around the World

Today is International Day of the Girl! In honour of this year’s theme, GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable, we wanted to introduce you to some strong and beautiful girls paving the way for freedom in their area of passion. Let’s meet them! ____ Name: Cleidy Country: Guatemala Passion: Physical Disability Advocacy Beautiful Cleidy was born without […]

date: October 11, 2019
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A group of students throw their graduation hats in the air.

The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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A Ugandan man and woman sit together on a couch and smile.

This victim of land theft is now a lawyer for the poor

A Compassion graduate in Uganda dedicates his life to bring justice to those denied it. When John turned twelve, his world fell apart. Life in the rural community of Nangera, Uganda, hadn’t ever been easy, but for John, it was home. As the oldest of five children, John knew his parents struggled to put food […]

date: January 10, 2018
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Leticia Judith Ochoa Contreras, adult woman, wearing a pink shirt stands in front of a group of boys and girls, teenagers, youth, teens, in a classroom, class, as a youth leader at church and the center, as a mentor and posing in a class portrait with her students behind her sitting at their desks, mentoring.

Bringing hope to the abused

This graduate of Compassion’s Leadership Development Program was barely even able to attend school as a girl. But now she is working as a prosecutor to defend abused women and children. Standing in the doorway to her office, Leticia Ochoa Contreras greets you with confidence and a beaming smile. This successful woman is a lawyer, […]

date: February 9, 2017
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They call her their bible

There’s something different about Angelik. She’s a dedicated student. She ranks among the top Accounting majors in the Far Eastern University in the Philippines. She is the Divine Covenant Student Centre’s first Leadership Development student. With all these demands on her time, Angelik is a very busy young woman. But that doesn’t stop her from […]

date: January 28, 2014
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A little child will lead them

It was a taxi driver who first helped Jonathan dream of becoming president. “One day, an angry taxi driver told me, ‘The difficult situation of the country—I know who is guilty for that. It’s the Christians’ fault.” Stunned, Jonathan listened as the driver questioned why Christians didn’t speak up, discuss the problems of the Dominican Republic and try to find fair solutions. “He […]

date: March 19, 2013
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