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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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Compassion Canada - We Rise As One with the church to fight COVID-19

Compassion launches global initiative to combat the havoc wreaked by COVID-19

For those who live in extreme poverty, everything about COVID-19 is magnified: the risk, the fear, the uncertainty, the life-and-death realities.

date: May 21, 2020
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A woman and two children pose with a grocery delivery provided by Compassion.

Good news stories: Bolivia

As the quarantine extends, the concerns and needs of vulnerable families in Bolivia grow. These tough realities have caused the churches to come up with creative methods to provide for the families who need support but can longer travel to the Compassion centre.

date: May 15, 2020
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Good news stories: Haiti

The worldwide effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus must involve everyone, but not everyone is equally equipped. Compassion’s church partners in Haiti are facing that reality head on—working hard to serve children and families who don’t have access to the resources needed to navigate this pandemic. A lack of access to clean, […]

date: May 11, 2020
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5 reasons why the poor are hardest hit by COVID-19

During a pandemic, people living in poverty are among the most vulnerable—unevenly impacted by the many social, economic and physical effects of crisis.

date: May 8, 2020
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The emotional birth stories of moms in quarantine

In Bangladesh, Ecuador and Honduras, these brave mamas—with the help of their family and Compassion staff—were able to welcome their precious babies into the world safely and soundly amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Take a look at their incredible birth stories!

date: May 6, 2020
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Good news stories: Indonesia

What’s happening in Indonesia—and how Compassion is responding.

date: May 1, 2020
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A portrait of an Ethiopian doctor wearing a mask.

Good news stories: Ethiopia

In compliance with the government of Ethiopia, Compassion Ethiopia’s church partners across the country have ceased program activities at their Compassion centres, while all national office staff are working from home. Despite the closures, Compassion Ethiopia is still responding in this critical time, supporting new mothers, providing for families in need and proudly and prayerfully […]

date: April 24, 2020
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Good news stories: Ecuador

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Ecuador has declared a national health emergency. The government has taken measures never seen before in the country, including national curfews and quarantine. Compassion Ecuador has temporarily ceased all activities at all Compassion centres. But despite the closures, pastors, centre directors and Compassion staff continue to […]

date: April 16, 2020
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A woman washes her hands using a homemade device known as a 'leaky tin'.

Stories of how Compassion centres are responding to COVID-19: Part Two

Compassion’c local church partners are stepping up to support the children and families in our programs during this time.

date: April 8, 2020
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