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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 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 The rights of children—in photos

The rights of children—in photos

November 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. According to UNICEF, it is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, in which world leaders “made a promise to every child to protect and fulfil their rights, by adopting [this] international legal framework.” More: Read some […]

date: November 14, 2019
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Links to The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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Links to Does child sponsorship empower youth to get jobs?

Does child sponsorship empower youth to get jobs?

Through child sponsorship, children in Compassion’s program are developed in so many ways—physically, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually. But does sponsorship actually equip children to get jobs once they graduate? As we have developed our program over the years, we have moved to put an even greater emphasis on equipping young people to provide for themselves. […]

date: May 18, 2018
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