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A boy hangs upside down from a playground structure.

3 things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty

Eradicating poverty is something we’re pretty passionate about! While there’s definitely a lot of work still to be done, there are also several things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty.

date: October 17, 2019
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A portrait of an Ethiopian teen, against a blue wall wearing a white shirt and blue vest.

4 lesser-known ways that poverty affects lives

Poverty looks different in different contexts. Here are four less well-known challenges that people living in poverty are facing in the world today.

date: October 17, 2019
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Meet 3 Unstoppable Girls Breaking Barriers Around the World

Today is International Day of the Girl! In honour of this year’s theme, GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable, we wanted to introduce you to some strong and beautiful girls paving the way for freedom in their area of passion. Let’s meet them! ____ Name: Cleidy Country: Guatemala Passion: Physical Disability Advocacy Beautiful Cleidy was born without […]

date: October 11, 2019
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Make a Wish! 11 Kids’ Dreams Come True

Blowing out the candles on a birthday cake. Sharing a pepperoni pizza with friends. Spending a day at the beach. For those living in comfortable economic conditions, picking up the phone and ordering a pizza on a Friday night may just be normal. But for kids who live in poverty, “ordinary” indulgences we experience in […]

date: October 10, 2019
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A boy walks on a path outside his school, wearing a uniform and backpack.

What does your classroom look like?

As we head back to school this month, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist here on the Compassion Canada blog, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve shown you how kids […]

date: September 26, 2019
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The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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What are your after school extra-curriculars?

As we head back to school this month, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist here on the Compassion Canada blog, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve shown you how kids […]

date: September 19, 2019
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A boy smiles at the camera, wearing a backpack.

What happens when kids in poverty get education

In this article: The number of children globally that are currently not in school. The effects of a lack of education—including child marriage and human trafficking. What Compassion is doing to provide access to education for children and youth around the world. ____ It’s that time of year—back-to-school! Your social media feed is probably still […]

date: September 12, 2019
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Three students sit at a long desk in a classroom. They are laughing together.

How do you pay for school?

It’s September—and that means back-to-school! Here on the Compassion Canada blog, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve already seen how Compassion children get to […]

date: September 12, 2019
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6 practical tips to simple living in an Instagram world

In our culture, it’s easy to get bogged down by distractions that take our attention away from what really matters. Here are some simple ways to help you reorient your heart and your mind! _____ 1. Consume compassionately. When buying a new item, ask yourself these three questions: Is this something I need to purchase? […]

date: September 6, 2019
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