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Links to What role does the family play in child development?

What role does the family play in child development?

At Compassion, we’re serious about child development and releasing children from poverty in every area of life: physically, cognitively, socially, economically and spiritually. Poverty is far-reaching and multi-faceted, and our approach to fighting it needs to be, too. But a child’s development doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Stability and connectedness are woven into the very […]

date: May 9, 2023
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Links to How to share stories about poverty with dignity

How to share stories about poverty with dignity

Have you ever had to choose a photo to represent yourself? If you have, you will know it is not done carelessly or without consideration. Why? Because you want it to represent you well. This is a value that Compassion holds for the children we serve. We want to represent them well—with dignity, honesty and […]

date: March 20, 2023
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Links to What makes Compassion special? Watch our country impact videos to see your love in action!

What makes Compassion special? Watch our country impact videos to see your love in action!

There are so many organizations working for good that you might wonder: what makes Compassion different? We asked some Compassion kids around the world to tell you what life is like in their country and how Compassion has been right beside them. Here are the big three things that make us unique! 1. We’re Christ-centred […]

date: January 3, 2023
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Links to Teen girls participate in staged bridal shoots to protest child marriage

Teen girls participate in staged bridal shoots to protest child marriage

Note: This content includes photos from staged bridal photoshoots to raise awareness against child marriage. The photoshoots were conducted with parental permission and the girls in these images are not actual child brides. ____ Tisha gazes blankly at the camera with kohl-lined eyes. She is veiled in silken red fabric and festooned with golden jewelry. […]

date: October 11, 2022
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Links to Child labour rising: A short documentary

Child labour rising: A short documentary

Child labour. All over the world, young children are required to work hazardous jobs to help their families make ends meet. The reality of child labour is grievous. Many children lose their childhood because of the demand to bring in additional income for their families. This hard work takes a toll on them in more […]

date: June 10, 2022
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Links to How child labour destroys childhood joy

How child labour destroys childhood joy

The sound of children laughing and shrieking as they jump through front lawn sprinklers while their bare feet run freely through freshly cut blades of grass. The tune of the ice cream truck hearkening boys and girls on their scooters and bikes as they follow the familiar melody with the gusto of that “just-out-of-school” joy. […]

date: June 10, 2022
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Links to [WATCH] Compassion and Justice: creating a world for moms, children and all of us to thrive

[WATCH] Compassion and Justice: creating a world for moms, children and all of us to thrive

Watch this historic conversation with Allison Alley (President and CEO, Compassion Canada) and Anu George Canjanathoppil (CEO, International Justice Mission Canada). These two inspiring CEOs and mothers share a platform for the first time to discuss leadership, partnership and motherhood. * Note: At 10:50, the stat should be 750,000, not 75,000. In this conversation: Why partnership […]

date: May 6, 2022
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Links to Part One: Protecting what matters

Part One: Protecting what matters

Of all the work we do for and with children, there is a substantial argument that child protection is one of the most important parts of our program. Why is this? Because a child that is not protected is a child who is vulnerable to suffering and loss. The efforts we make to give them […]

date: May 5, 2022
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Links to Part Two: Child protection in action

Part Two: Child protection in action

Warning: This content includes mention of abuse. We recommend you read with discretion. When we say children matter, we mean it. Our local church partners all around the world are committed to empowering, educating and establishing the necessary systems to ensure that every child can develop into their God-given potential. And that’s why prioritizing the […]

date: May 5, 2022
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Links to If you only knew: the complexity of our stories

If you only knew: the complexity of our stories

Guest post by Compassion volunteer Andrea Nwabuike As a child of immigrants, I had the pleasure of attending my parents’ Canadian citizenship ceremony. I was an argumentative and strong-willed toddler so when the judge told me that my parents and I were all Canadians, I firmly disagreed. “I’m not Canadian, I’m Nigerian.” The judge tried […]

date: April 22, 2022
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