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Brothers Pioneer a New Way of Life for their Migrant Family

Oosamai’s family used to move to find work wherever they could. Thanks to the support of a local Compassion centre in Thailand, they’re now settled and his sons are attending school consistently for the first time, empowering them for a different, sustainable future.    

date: January 23, 2020
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Want to Peek at How Canadians Outloved Poverty Through Gifts of Compassion 2019?

You raised your hands. You opened your heart. And you loved large.

Raising more than $1.25 million dollars, Canadians rallied together to ensure children in poverty received gifts that were practical, desperately needed and completely life-changing.

date: January 22, 2020
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A young girl in a red shirt, laughing.

How child sponsorship prevents human trafficking

Poverty puts children at a higher risk of being trafficked. That’s why releasing children from poverty is key to preventing human trafficking—and that is exactly what child sponsorship does.

date: January 9, 2020
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9 Awesome Things You Were Part of This Year

2019 was an incredible year in many ways for Compassion Canada! Because of our supporters, we were able to see more children and families empowered to break the chains of poverty and oppression. From providing shelter for refugees to giving a family of triplets a brand new home, you served those around the world in creative ways. Take a look at some good news stories from 2019 illustrated by us, just for you!

date: December 27, 2019
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Postures of Advent: A Compassion Advent Series, Week 4

How and where we spend our money matters. What would it look like if this Christmas, we chose radical generosity instead of habitual consumption?

date: December 19, 2019
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A Gen Z teen shares about peer pressure, temptation and Jesus

Amnivabol is a teenager from the southern Philippines. She and her friends live simply in their town— far from shopping malls and a strong internet connection, unlike many other kids their age. But though they’re half a world away, their lives aren’t much different than the typical teenager here in Canada.

date: December 12, 2019
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7 Times Jesus Advocates for Children in the Bible

As Jesus followers, we know we serve a God whose heart is for children. This is why Compassion works for the rights of children in Jesus’ name. Jesus is not an accessory to the work we do. He is the guidepost. Let’s take a look at the different times Jesus advocated for children in the Bible!

date: November 20, 2019
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Children smiling and running in a playground in Kenya.

The rights of children—in photos

{4 minute read} 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 […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A group of girls in Latin America.

3 ways the world has changed for children in 30 years

In this article: God’s heart for children reflected in the global effort to uphold the rights of children. Three ways the rights of children have advanced over the last 30 years. Why we can celebrate and look to the work ahead of us. ____ This year, Compassion joins other humanitarian and child-focused organizations around the […]

date: November 14, 2019
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What Really Happens When You Give a Goat?

Have you ever wondered what actually happens when you give a goat to a charity?

date: November 8, 2019
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