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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Ladies, what’s your day like when you’re on your period? I know it may be somewhat of a personal question or something you honestly don’t give much thought to when you’re not on it, but honestly, pause and think about it for a moment because it matters. If you’re not currently experiencing poverty and are […]
Have you ever wondered what happens to your money when you decide to sponsor a child? Or have you been sponsoring a child for years and were always curious about exactly where your money goes and what it’s doing? Well, continue to read on and learn about how sponsorship makes a practical difference for children […]
Warning: This content includes mention of abuse and sexual violence against girls. We recommend you read with discretion. Everything changed when Florence turned 12. Instead of a birthday party or a sentimental mother-daughter ceremony to celebrate her transition from childhood to becoming a young lady, Florence’s family received a marriage offer and a bride price. […]
The United Nations reports that the pandemic has halted or reversed years and even decades of development progress. This is the sobering reality highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021. The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There are […]
Life-saving medical care. It’s something we all hope never to need, but hope is always available when we need it. This is especially true when it comes to life-saving medical care for our kids. A life-threatening medical diagnosis is terrifying for any family. But when you live in extreme poverty, the tragic and unjust reality […]