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A young student works at a computer with a teacher standing behind her. Both are wearing protective face masks.

How do you do remote learning when you don’t have a computer?

Sharon was one of two million students preparing to write Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education final exams this year. These exams define students’ futures, influencing their entry into university. For Sharon, these exams were the next step towards her goal of pursuing a law degree. You can imagine her anxiety when her entire school year […]

date: October 27, 2020
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A selfie of Andrea with her sponsored child in Tanzania, Sakina.

Choosing compassionate generosity one day at a time

Compassion volunteer Andrea shares about her transformative journey of radical compassion and generosity

date: October 20, 2020
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Shaniz in the streets of Mathare, wearing a red dress and a white face mask.

We will be brave: Why child sponsorship matters more than ever

On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we’re shining a light on those most vulnerable to the COVID-19 crisis: children living in poverty.

date: October 15, 2020
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Meet Meisy, the Catfish Farmer

It’s World Food Day, and we’re celebrating the sustainable farming initiatives of a Compassion centre in Indonesia who is supporting families without food sources because of COVID-19, through teaching catfish and vegetable farming.

date: October 15, 2020
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Miracle triplets: six years later!

Do you remember the miracle triplets? Compassion has been journeying with this special family for years. Here’s an exciting update from their thriving family.

date: September 23, 2020
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A mother receives multi-vitamins and a paper with health instructions in the Philippines

UPDATE: Compassion Distributes More Than 6 Million Food Packs to Families During Pandemic

God is inspiring his church to rise up. To be the light-bearers in this dark time. To offer physical, emotional and spiritual support to children in need

date: September 17, 2020
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How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

The online sexual exploitation of children around the world is nothing new. But in the wake of COVID-19, this dark reality has worsened. Through cheap internet connections, abuse is inflicted on children at the commission and direction of predators from all over the world, with the most prolific customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. But how does a pandemic make such a darkness even darker? And who is there to protect the vulnerable?

date: September 17, 2020
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Single mother of 6, Abiyot, sits with her son in her lap.

Extreme hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa: Abiyot’s story

Abiyot, a single mother of six from Ethiopia, lays awake each night with the gnawing thought that the next day, she will not be able to feed her kids. The pandemic has destroyed her financial situation, and the everyday struggle to feed her kids is more desperate than ever before.

date: September 10, 2020
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Ten-year-old Carmelo wears a green mask and yellow shirt and holds up both his hands to show they are freshly washed.

Compassion’s COVID-19 relief efforts by the numbers

We’ve been hearing lots of big and harrowing numbers lately. But today, we want to share some big numbers that are worth celebrating. While Compassion’s regular child development programming has been interrupted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our local church partners have been anything but shut down. They continue to provide life-changing, and in some cases, […]

date: September 10, 2020
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Providing survival and stability as COVID-19 spreads

Compassion Canada’s Executive Director of Partner Relations, Jamie MacIntosh, recently joined the Word Made Digital podcast with Joanna la Fleur to discuss Compassion’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and why unity among organizations is so critical during this unprecedented time.

date: September 8, 2020
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