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16 moments to make you smile during quarantine

At a time when scrolling the news can feel like navigating landmines of anxiety, take a breather. Enjoy these 16 sweet, funny and beautiful moments featuring Compassion children around the world.

date: April 16, 2020
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A child's hand drawing a picture.

Songs, sketches and scriptures to bring peace in hard times

Take a peaceful break and allow music, art and scripture to minister to you.

date: April 14, 2020
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This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters

Think your letters don’t matter? Think again—Lizbeth values her sponsor’s letters so much that she memorizes them! When we look at the big picture of the life of a child living in poverty, writing a letter can feel like we’re not doing enough. Filling a page with words seems trivial next to an empty belly […]

date: March 5, 2020
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A woman lays on a bed with photos surrounding her head. Her hands are covering her face.

10 Instagram accounts to follow to help shift your perspective on the world

Who we follow on social media greatly shapes what our feeds are telling us about the world. Here are a few Instagram accounts to follow to infuse some inspiring and counter-cultural perspective into your feed: 1. @helenmanson What your feed gains: Beautiful photos and compelling stories of life in Uganda and travels around the world from […]

date: October 3, 2019
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What is your Instagram feed telling you about the world?

In this article: What the Bible says about how we use our eyes and what it means in the world of Instagram. The way that social media heightens our ability to get caught in ‘the comparison trap.’ How to shape what you see on your Instagram feed for better perspective on the world. ____ I […]

date: October 3, 2019
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A humble tenacity

Pastor Darío is an unassuming man with a friendly presence and a warm smile. He may not draw much attention in a crowd, but there’s something magnetic about the love he has for his community and his confidence in God’s faithfulness. Pastor Darío and his wife, Yeni, raised their three children in Etén, Peru, where […]

date: July 5, 2019
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A collage of three kids featured in this post. On the left is Alondra, holding a tennis racquet and carrying a blue backpack. In the middle is Hector, wearing a green paint smock and working on a painting. On the right is Nazareth, who sits with her back against a tree with an open notebook on her lap.

These outstanding kids are defying poverty and winning awards

Being a kid isn’t easy. Between making friends, doing chores and homework—not to mention answering all those adults who keep asking you what you want to be when you grow up—there is a lot going on in the world of a child. Now add extreme poverty to that mix, and life becomes all the more […]

date: November 1, 2018
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5 DIY activities to help shape compassionate kids!

At such a young age, how can we help our kids understand poverty and what part they play in it? Issues of unsafe water, food security, safe housing and income are so massive for little minds, and can often go over their heads! For our kids, it may be hard to grasp what lacking basic […]

date: June 21, 2018
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I think Canadians are compassionate because…

In this year of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary as a Confederation, we’ve been thinking of all the things we love about this great land. We are proud of our country for so many reasons, and one that resonates especially strongly here at Compassion is Canadians’—you guessed it—compassion! In the 2016 World Giving Report, which surveys […]

date: June 29, 2017
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Changing lives at “Kids Power Connect”

The magnificent Ecuadorian cordillera cuts a jagged stripe down the country’s centre, a vast mountain range lush with forests and lakes and boasting snow year-round at high altitudes—despite sitting atop the equator. Nestled in the heart of these mountains on the outskirts of the small city of Ambato sits the Evangelical Crisolito Bilingual Church. During […]

date: August 18, 2016
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