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Links to 10 inspiring moments we’re thankful for this year

10 inspiring moments we’re thankful for this year

2020 has been tough, but this Thanksgiving, we are choosing to be grateful for the amazing things God’s done through Compassion this year!

date: October 8, 2020
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Links to Vancouver siblings invent bookmark that gives back

Vancouver siblings invent bookmark that gives back

For Elias, 14, Eowyn, 12, and Amadeus, 11, from Vancouver, B.C., creativity has always been in their bones. In fact, it’s in their DNA. Their dad, Eric Hennessey, is an entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses in a way that allows him optimum time to spend on his true passion: travelling with his three beautiful kids. Over the years, the imaginative trio has put their creativity into action through small businesses.

date: October 1, 2020
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Links to Miracle triplets: six years later!

Miracle triplets: six years later!

Do you remember the miracle triplets? Compassion has been journeying with this special family for years. Here’s an exciting update from their thriving family.

date: September 23, 2020
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Links to How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

The online sexual exploitation of children around the world is nothing new. But in the wake of COVID-19, this dark reality has worsened. Through cheap internet connections, abuse is inflicted on children at the commission and direction of predators from all over the world, with the most prolific customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. But how does a pandemic make such a darkness even darker? And who is there to protect the vulnerable?

date: September 17, 2020
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Links to Extreme hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa: Abiyot’s story

Extreme hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa: Abiyot’s story

Abiyot, a single mother of six from Ethiopia, lays awake each night with the gnawing thought that the next day, she will not be able to feed her kids. The pandemic has destroyed her financial situation, and the everyday struggle to feed her kids is more desperate than ever before.

date: September 10, 2020
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Links to Levi’s story: Thriving with a rare disease

Levi’s story: Thriving with a rare disease

Levi is your average 12-year-old Salvadoran boy. But his everyday life is anything but ordinary. While other kids his age brush their teeth before bed, Levi rolls up his pant leg and injects himself with his daily growth hormone to make sure he stays healthy. His life isn’t without its challenges. But then again, for Levi, living with a rare congenital disease has never been easy.

date: September 3, 2020
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Links to No water, no protection: A Salvadoran village’s dry reality

No water, no protection: A Salvadoran village’s dry reality

We’re told to wash our hands to protect ourselves from the virus. But for families in Las Marías, El Salvador who have no water, this kind of protection is a luxury.

date: August 26, 2020
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Links to Equipping our neighbours in Brazil: Compassion donates supplies to local hospitals

Equipping our neighbours in Brazil: Compassion donates supplies to local hospitals

As Brazil battles the second-largest outbreak of COVID-19 in the world, Compassion is taking action to ensure the health of local communities.

date: August 26, 2020
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Links to How can I connect with my sponsored child during a pandemic?

How can I connect with my sponsored child during a pandemic?

Porch visits, Zoom calls and socially distant coffee in parking lots. Connecting with each other during COVID-19 hasn’t been easy. And when it comes to our relationship with our sponsored children, connecting may seem even harder. But though letter deliveries may be slower, the need for your sponsored child to feel your love and support is not! Here are three ways to connect with your sponsored child, even during a global pandemic.

date: August 20, 2020
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Links to Why efforts to end poverty matter now more than ever

Why efforts to end poverty matter now more than ever

Global progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals is being devastated by COVID-19, but our efforts to respond won’t be stopped.

date: August 20, 2020
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