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We found 22 results for the Covid-19-Response category. Showing results 1 to 10.

A young girl sits with a silver bowl in her hands looking off to the distance

Being a child migrant during COVID-19

Mamaway clenches her eyes tight, buries her head in her knees and imagines she is back home again: Small and fragile, she can almost feel the dewy air in her lungs—a gift from the deep green trees that surrounded her very first home. She brushes her fingers against the ground beneath her and remembers the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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Aduri, wearing a red dress and headscarf, stands in front of her collapsed bamboo home.

Surviving a super-cyclone in a global pandemic

Imagine this. You’re at your home in Bangladesh with your family. You have been for weeks, following directives to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19. But now, there’s a new risk facing your family: Super-cyclone Amphan. It’s the strongest storm ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal. You’re doubtful your home on the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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Christine performing in front of a cell phone camera.

Compassion student’s sign language cover of Fight Song goes viral

Like many of us, Compassion-sponsored student Christine is trying to make the most of her time in quarantine. For the 20-year-old university student studying special education, that means lots of practice for her sign language class. “We learn basic sign language in school, and now in the midst of this crisis, I am learning more […]

date: July 30, 2020
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“Because of COVID-19…”

Did you know that since July, COVID-19 cases are at an all-time high in Kenya? We spoke with some residents of Kibera, Kenya, the largest urban slum in Africa, about how the pandemic has taken a massive toll on their lives.

date: July 21, 2020
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Easy-to-share stories to help vulnerable children

We’ve collected short, shareable stories to help you share with your community how Compassion is empowering children impacted by COVID-19. All you need to do is copy and paste!

date: July 17, 2020
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Good news stories: El Salvador

Virtual orchestra concerts and urgent shelter from a tropical storm— here’s what our friends at Compassion El Salvador are doing to support families through COVID-19.

date: July 7, 2020
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Good news stories: Brazil

A catchy tune, life-saving medical care for a mystery sickness, letters over video calls and a healthy pandemic baby—here’s what some of our friends at Compassion Brazil are doing to support families through COVID-19.

date: June 23, 2020
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A girl runs in a field with her siblings watching behind her.

Good news stories: Mexico

Before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and quarantine measures were put in place, Compassion Mexico staff were planning ahead. They knew children living in poverty would be among the most vulnerable during a pandemic. Before activities were suspended, Compassion centres across the country held information sessions with parents about the virus, where every family received […]

date: June 5, 2020
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Good news stories: Guatemala

Handsewn masks, handmade hand sanitizer and a frontline hero—here’s what some of our friends at Compassion Guatemala are doing to stop the spread of COVID-19.

date: June 1, 2020
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A boy holds birthday balloons and a birthday gift.

Good news stories: Colombia

Since the government declared a mandatory quarantine in Colombia, Compassion’s local church partners have been working tirelessly to face the effects of the pandemic and support families through it. Providing food for children and their families is one of the biggest concerns during COVID-19. Many parents have been forced to cease their income-generating activities, most […]

date: May 22, 2020
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