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Links to How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

There is a resource that we often take for granted, and it’s easy to forget that it’s crucial in determining whether or not a child has the opportunity to dream of anything other than getting through the day. That resource is water. ____ Clean water is so easy to take for granted when you don’t […]

date: January 17, 2022
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Links to Six babies, three births, one incredible story of God’s grace

Six babies, three births, one incredible story of God’s grace

For many women, pregnancy and motherhood is a time of joy and anticipation—at least, some of time. But pregnancy can also be difficult, and not just physically. Even from the onset, some mothers experience anxiety and disappointment relating to their pregnancy or their circumstances. When Hajara got pregnant for the third time in 2020, she […]

date: January 13, 2022
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Links to An invitation to prayer: Let us anchor our hearts to God’s truth as we head into 2022

An invitation to prayer: Let us anchor our hearts to God’s truth as we head into 2022

As we end this year and usher in a new one, our hearts are filled with excitement and great hope. And if there’s anything we have learned during these uncertain times, it’s that no matter what we may have faced in the last year or what the days ahead in the new year may bring, […]

date: December 28, 2021
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Links to A Very Maasai Christmas

A Very Maasai Christmas

Amid the hardships of this year, the Christmas season comes to remind us that darkness never wins. As we unwrap every good gift in Jesus, we ignite anew the light that ushers in hope and brings us good tidings of great joy (Luke 2:10). And we are reminded that every need, every loss, every pain, […]

date: December 22, 2021
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Links to The Nativity imagined by children: a family experience on Christmas Eve

The Nativity imagined by children: a family experience on Christmas Eve

Imagination is a great learning tool. And kids are imagination experts! This Christmas Eve, we invite you to lean into a child’s perspective of the Christmas story. Follow along with these Compassion kids from Kenya as they reenact the Nativity narrative and infuse it with their culture and tradition. Read the Scriptures that capture the […]

date: December 20, 2021
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Links to Go to the places we could never reach: how using your platform and voice helps children in poverty

Go to the places we could never reach: how using your platform and voice helps children in poverty

Each year, we are blown away by the many ways that passionate Canadians come alongside us to use their creativity, unique gifts and talents to engage in the fight against poverty. We’ve linked arms with friends, partners and burden-bearers who have become Compassion Ambassadors. They are ministry leaders, worship leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, business owners, bestselling […]

date: December 10, 2021
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Links to Where are they now? Ten students received the gift of tuition

Where are they now? Ten students received the gift of tuition

It happens to all of us. We pick out the perfect gift for someone, wrap it up and deliver it with lots of love. Then, time passes and you wonder… Did my gift have an impact? It is a joy to know the gifts we give have made an impact. We know it is no […]

date: December 3, 2021
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Links to Giving Tuesday: Home is where our heart is

Giving Tuesday: Home is where our heart is

As you read this, thousands of children have been without shelter for over 100 days. When the 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on August 14, 2021, it damaged or destroyed 12,000 homes of Compassion children and their families leaving them homeless and having to navigate the devastation as their daily reality. Children like Soraya […]

date: November 24, 2021
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Links to There’s a new gift on the block: Child Protection Workshops

There’s a new gift on the block: Child Protection Workshops

When the Gifts of Compassion gift guide lands in your hands, there are some gifts that you probably know will be waiting within its pages. That is because they are effective in helping children and families overcome poverty! But maybe this year you are interested in something new. If that is the case, consider the […]

date: November 18, 2021
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Links to A 6-year-old girl asks, ‘Did you come to rebuild my house?’

A 6-year-old girl asks, ‘Did you come to rebuild my house?’

Days after the earthquake in southwestern Haiti on August 14, we shared the story of a little girl whose simple prayers were answered, reminding her and her grandmother of the faithfulness of God to provide through His Church in the midst of incredibly challenging circumstances. Several weeks later we caught up with Soraya and her […]

date: November 17, 2021
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