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Links to Meet Kader, Burkina Faso’s top visually impaired student and a President’s Prize winner

Meet Kader, Burkina Faso’s top visually impaired student and a President’s Prize winner

In the slums of Burkina Faso, new mother Florence was forced to watch helplessly as a disease took her son’s sight. As a single mother living in poverty, she was unable to afford a visit to the doctor, and Kader lost his vision just before his fifth birthday. “I was powerless and felt desperate as […]

date: January 20, 2021
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Links to Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

We’re finally in the last moments of 2020. There’s no way to know what 2021 holds, but here’s what we do know: in this year of unthinkable need, our supporters, church partners and global Compassion family stepped up and made an impact for children and families living in poverty unlike anything we’ve seen before. WATCH: […]

date: December 28, 2020
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Links to 25 powerful photos show where children sleep and play

25 powerful photos show where children sleep and play

“You are welcome here.” With these beautiful words from the families who Compassion serves, step into the homes of 25 children who live in poverty. Whether it’s a corner of a domed traditional home, a simple hammock or a private space created by a curtain partition, each child’s room offers a precious insight into their […]

date: December 28, 2020
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Links to O Holy Night performed by Compassion kids in Guatemala

O Holy Night performed by Compassion kids in Guatemala

Don’t miss this beautiful music from Compassion kids in Guatemala

date: December 16, 2020
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Links to 16 messages of hope written to you by Compassion kids

16 messages of hope written to you by Compassion kids

At the end of a hard year, Compassion kids from around the globe share handwritten messages of encouragement just for you as you head into the new year!

date: December 8, 2020
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Links to After a terrible burn accident, this brave girl is thriving

After a terrible burn accident, this brave girl is thriving

Five years ago, brave young Rihanata suffered burns to 80 per cent of her body. Today, she is a thriving light in her community.

date: December 2, 2020
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Links to We stopped sharing sponsored children’s full names. Here’s why.

We stopped sharing sponsored children’s full names. Here’s why.

If you sponsor a child, you’ve probably noticed some updates this fall. The most obvious one: Compassion has stopped sharing children’s full names. It’s part of our ongoing efforts to protect child privacy in a digital world. We’re living in the Information Age, and we all know that information can be used for bad or good purposes. […]

date: November 26, 2020
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Links to For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

Recently, Compassion’s Ministry Relations Regional Manager for the Greater Toronto Area, Aimee Esparaz, wrote this article about the global church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for Vancouver Chinese Christian Short-Term Mission Training Centre‘s Truth Monthly magazine. The article was published in both English and Chinese in the November 2020 issue of Truth Monthly (find Aimee’s article […]

date: November 24, 2020
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Links to 6 amazing reasons why Compassion kids love livestock gifts

6 amazing reasons why Compassion kids love livestock gifts

Ever wonder why we sell farm animals at Christmas time? Compassion kids are here to tell you why.

date: November 23, 2020
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Links to A prayer guide for World Children’s Day

A prayer guide for World Children’s Day

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, but children in poverty have taken the brunt of the devastation. On World Children’s Day, we want to take some time to focus our hearts and prayers on vulnerable children around the world. As we continue our efforts to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name, we know […]

date: November 18, 2020
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