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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 […]
What’s as small a crumb but can fill many plates? A seed, of course! Seeds are miraculous things. In backyard and community gardens across Canada, one little seed can produce up to 40 zucchinis over a summer. One cherry tomato transplant can have you picking bowls of colourful produce from July to September. Food gardens […]
We invite you to read our new YouVersion devotional plan, Are You Hungry? Read Now In this 7-day devotional reading plan written by Compassion Canada writer Lindy Brown, we explore what the meals of Jesus can teach us about breaking bread, hospitality, justice and the Kingdom of God. Are You Hungry is now available on […]
Why is it that some people can survive a crisis and others struggle? Why does a changing environment devastate some communities but go nearly unnoticed elsewhere? The answer is simple. Resilience. When we talk about resiliency at Compassion—whether it is regarding food insecurity or another crisis— it isn’t the character trait of individual people that […]
The door clicks shut. You lean against the threshold with the whirlwind of school pick-up, homework, dinner, bath time and bedtime behind you. Whew. Your partner bends over the notice that came in the mail today. And in the space between your exhale and inhale, you step back into the responsibility of parenthood. One, two, […]
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.
Compassion Canada has just released a fun new devotional reading plan for kids and families, Dinner Table Devos, now available on YouVersion’s Bible App! Read now Written by writers Laura Phillips, Rebekah Malbrecht and Lindy Brown, this devotional is designed for kids aged 4-9, but the whole family is encouraged to participate! How do you […]
The news can be scary for kids (and grown-ups too)! With so much brokenness in the world, it’s tempting to want to shield our children. Many of us wonder how to make our children aware of complex issues like the global food crisis. Heavy conversations can be intimidating. Right now, a global food crisis is […]