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A young boy, Jimmy, reaches out to fill a cup with clean water.

World Water Day 2020: How One Pastor’s Dream Led to Access to Clean Water for 7,000 Children

Lack of access to clean water remains a major issue around the world. Globally, 785 million still people lack even a basic source of drinking water.

date: March 19, 2020
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What Compassion Staff are Reading

Here are nine books some of our staff are currently reading!

date: March 12, 2020
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They fell in love as sponsored kids—now, they’re married.

Meet Cres and Sheryl. They are a vibrant married couple from the north of Manila, Philippines. They are parents to three young children—Caleb, Sofia and Cian. Cres runs a small printing press business from home, and Sheryl works as a Child Development Worker at the local Compassion centre. Their life might seem quite typical from […]

date: February 12, 2020
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A silhouetted photo of a young Kenyan woman at sunset on a beach.

7 stunning photos of beaches around the world

[3 minute read] Missing the sun? Take a (virtual) trip to the beach with us.

date: February 6, 2020
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Julio stands in the doorway of his home, smiling.

Beating cancer with the support of community

It was news that no mother ever wants to receive. “Your child has lymphoma and leukemia.”

date: February 4, 2020
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A group of children standing in a row holding yellow and white balloons.

Comparing the 20’s: How the world has changed in 100 years

We’re back in the 20’s! Here are a few events that happened in the 1920s are still having ripple effects today.

date: January 30, 2020
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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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