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Links to Diving into a future free from poverty

Diving into a future free from poverty

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 […]

date: October 26, 2023
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Links to Do charity Christmas gift guides really make a difference?

Do charity Christmas gift guides really make a difference?

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 […]

date: October 4, 2023
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Links to One step at a time: Thai border village keeps literacy dreams alive for these best friends

One step at a time: Thai border village keeps literacy dreams alive for these best friends

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.  

date: September 5, 2023
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Links to Read our new devotional for students, <i>The Complete Guide to Calming Exam Stress</I>, now on the Bible App

Read our new devotional for students, The Complete Guide to Calming Exam Stress, now on the Bible App

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 […]

date: June 5, 2023
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Links to Class of 2023: Five Compassion graduates start a new chapter

Class of 2023: Five Compassion graduates start a new chapter

Sometimes, endings are just the beginning of a new adventure!  This June, graduates across Canada are tossing caps into the air in honour of their achievements, endurance and dreams! While for some, it can be bittersweet to leave behind friends and memories, graduation isn’t something to fear. It signals that the preparation is done, and […]

date: June 2, 2023
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Links to Faith that sticks: How grace, relationships and exploring doubt help young people to stay

Faith that sticks: How grace, relationships and exploring doubt help young people to stay

Do you ever wonder how you can help a young person grow in their faith? Are you curious about spiritual development in youth? Dr. Kara Powell introduces us to her research in this compelling interview with Compassion Canada.   Compassion Canada: Welcome, Kara! And thank you for giving us a little time today to talk about […]

date: May 25, 2023
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Links to She who hungers: Why global hunger hits women and girls worse

She who hungers: Why global hunger hits women and girls worse

Beaded sweat dripping down her brow, Fransciska breathes deep the dusty air kicked up from her worn sandals. Her sombre one-year-old rests his cheek against her jutted shoulder blade. She carries the weight of his hungry body in a green cloth kanga carrier wrapped around her torso. The weight of her precious baby takes a toll on her tired body during today’s 15-kilometre.

But it is nothing compared to the weight of the world she bears each day, fighting to provide for her six hungry children.

date: March 7, 2023
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Links to 5 girls in tech breaking free from poverty

5 girls in tech breaking free from poverty

Women and girls in tech fields unfortunately still face many barriers to equal opportunity. This is especially true for girls living in poverty. For many girls around the world, just being in school at all is a challenge, let alone studying in a field where they face significant barriers and lack representation. Globally, approximately 129 […]

date: November 1, 2022
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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 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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