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In the face of hardship, discrimination and poverty, five fearless Bolivian women are defying conventions and challenging stereotypes by thriving in unexpected occupations for females—a bricklayer, a taxi driver, a mine guard, a carpenter and a brickmaker. This International Women’s Day, we want to champion these women and all the women they represent who are […]
What’s the first thing you think of when you think of a Compassion centre? If your mind’s eye conjures up the sound of children’s laughter and chatter, the sight of gap-toothed grins and wiggling fingers in the air or even the warm feelings of love and acceptance, you’d be right on all accounts. It’s what […]
Complete this sentence: If I am healthy, I am ________. There are many ways to fill that blank—grateful, strong, blessed, to name a few—all meaningful. And that’s the point, isn’t it? Our health is meaningful. There is no minimizing the gift of health. It matters. For children living in poverty, health is an essential ingredient […]
Johanes, 19, is a Compassion-assisted student from a small town called Tanjung Balai in North Sumatra, Indonesia, 180 kilometres from Medan, with a big future. He is an independent, highly active and strong-willed person who has a passion for sports. Possessing the good posture of an athlete, he also has a gentle disposition that makes […]
There’s no doubt that a child’s first birthday is an occasion to celebrate. Special gatherings are arranged, babies are dressed in their cutest outfits, and sometimes there’s even a cake (to eat or smash). It’s a joyful milestone moment for every child and those who love them. For babies living in poverty, a child’s first […]
Around the Christmas holidays, many charities send out gift guides. These guides feature many different ways to be generous and help people in need. But what really happens when you give a gift? Do charity Christmas gift guides really make a difference? At Compassion, we invite you to give through Gifts of Compassion. Our gift […]
Juliet’s big smile and bright eyes show no trace of the struggles she has already faced in her young life. She warms up to strangers quickly and has many friends. Her quick laughter might leave you surprised to hear the story of the challenges she has struggled to overcome. Born with unique challenges When she […]
As the end of the school year approached, grade four students anxiously wondered what was next for them if there was no further school. The crisis stirred the hearts of the centre staff to find a solution.
We recently had the pleasure of catching up with Collins Bugingo, a former Compassion sponsored child who completed his PhD in Plant Science and Plant Pathology last year. We invited Collins to share his unique perspective on food security—as someone who has experienced food insecurity, studied it and is now working to address it.* Food […]
We invite you to read our new YouVersion devotional for students navigating exam stress: The Complete Guide to Calming Exam Stress. Read Now This 7-day devotional reading plan, written by Compassion Canada writers Rebekah Malbrecht and Laura Phillips, includes encouraging Scriptures, helpful truth, stress management activities and daily checklists to help encourage and equip you […]