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FAQ Cheat Sheet for Sponsorship

At Compassion, we value you, our partners in mission, deeply. Our hope is to be transparent with the ins and outs of our ministry. One of the ways we do that is by addressing your questions—big or small!

date: October 24, 2019
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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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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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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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Living simply in an Insta-filtered culture

Likes, stories, hashtags and DM’s: they’re the currency of our culture. For many of us, our eyes, our hearts and our hands are admittedly glued to a device that grants us a front row seat to the lives of our friends, family, celebrities, artists and influencers. And quite frankly, we can’t get enough. Popular social […]

date: September 5, 2019
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Three individuals walk into the Compassion Experience in a single file line, wearing headphones and holding iPods.

Stepping into the story

A girl in the Dominican Republic grows up under the care of a single mother after being abandoned by her father. A boy in Kenya is arrested and sent to jail for stealing a small loaf of bread for his starving family. Sometimes, when we hear the stories of the children in Compassion’s program, it […]

date: July 12, 2019
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Is Compassion Canada a scam?

Shortly after I started working for Compassion 10 years ago, my brother-in-law, a thoroughly reasonable man, asked me if Compassion really supported nearly two million children around the world, or if it was all just a front with a handful of poor-looking kids as a façade. He’s not alone. Many of us have read the […]

date: July 11, 2019
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8 ways a bicycle empowers a child

In honour of World Bicycle Day, we want to take a minute to tell you why at Compassion, we are huge fans of bikes! Did you know that all across the globe, in many low and middle-income countries, children have to walk massive distances by foot just to get to school? In fact, one of […]

date: May 30, 2019
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