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Q & A with kids: “What do you love about your dad?”

This Father’s Day, we’re sitting down with Compassion kids in Guatemala and Bangladesh to learn about their favourite memories with their dads. Meet these sweet father-child duos!

date: June 18, 2020
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A father sits with his five children. Three of them have albinism.

5 things children with albinism want you to know

Meet playful Selinah, deep thinker Grace and science whiz Yona—three young people with dreams and determination who also have albinism. Albinism is rare genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin formed in the skin, hair and eyes, and can create serious health and social challenges. Yet this trio hopes you will see how they […]

date: June 11, 2020
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The Safe Haven

We serve a God who became flesh and made his dwelling among us, or as The Message paraphrases it, a God who moved into the neighbourhood to live life with the vulnerable, the sick and the hurting (John 1:14). We wanted to give you an up-close look at how Compassion’s church partners in Thailand have moved into the neighbourhood to do just that— preserve dignity and protect children from exploitation.

date: June 9, 2020
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A girl runs in a field with her siblings watching behind her.

Good news stories: Mexico

Before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and quarantine measures were put in place, Compassion Mexico staff were planning ahead. They knew children living in poverty would be among the most vulnerable during a pandemic. Before activities were suspended, Compassion centres across the country held information sessions with parents about the virus, where every family received […]

date: June 5, 2020
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A boy holds birthday balloons and a birthday gift.

Good news stories: Colombia

Since the government declared a mandatory quarantine in Colombia, Compassion’s local church partners have been working tirelessly to face the effects of the pandemic and support families through it. Providing food for children and their families is one of the biggest concerns during COVID-19. Many parents have been forced to cease their income-generating activities, most […]

date: May 22, 2020
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Quotes to inspire a compassionate lifestyle

As Christ-followers, we hold close to our hearts the call to be people of compassion and love. And even though we are in isolation, and our methods may need to change, the call still remains. Some days it can be difficult and even discouraging to mourn the ways we used to be able to serve […]

date: May 21, 2020
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5 reasons why the poor are hardest hit by COVID-19

During a pandemic, people living in poverty are among the most vulnerable—unevenly impacted by the many social, economic and physical effects of crisis.

date: May 8, 2020
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A photo of a Compassion staff member in Indonesia

Good news stories: Indonesia

What’s happening in Indonesia—and how Compassion is responding.

date: May 1, 2020
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A young boy, Jimmy, reaches out to fill a cup with clean water.

World Water Day 2020: How One Pastor’s Dream Led to Access to Clean Water for 7,000 Children

Lack of access to clean water remains a major issue around the world. Globally, 785 million still people lack even a basic source of drinking water.

date: March 19, 2020
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A portrait of Cres and Sheryl

They fell in love as sponsored kids—now, they’re married.

Meet Cres and Sheryl. They are a vibrant married couple from the north of Manila, Philippines. They are parents to three young children—Caleb, Sofia and Cian. Cres runs a small printing press business from home, and Sheryl works as a Child Development Worker at the local Compassion centre. Their life might seem quite typical from […]

date: February 12, 2020
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