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What meals do kids get at Compassion? (part one)

“What food do children get from Compassion each week?” We hear this question pretty often. Naturally, our sponsors want to know how far their money is going. But development isn’t as easily quantifiable as a number of meals per week. The issue of meals and child nutrition is a complicated one, so these posts will […]

date: March 4, 2013
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How come these kids don’t look poor?

On a muggy day in Managua, Nicaragua, a bus full of Canadians pulled up to spend the day with children at a Compassion centre. As we piled out of our bus, a sea of children shouting and waving balloons engulfed us. We hugged and high-fived, and I marveled at the expertly sculpted hairdos of the […]

date: January 23, 2013
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Protecting our children

Abuse is a dirty word. None of us like to hear it, and many would like to pretend it doesn’t happen. But whether it’s physical or sexual, child neglect or child labour, abuse happens all too frequently. Every day, children are hurt, exploited, forced to work and forgotten. And it’s not limited to the developing […]

date: December 27, 2012
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