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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 […]
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: […]
“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 […]
Don’t miss this beautiful music from Compassion kids in Guatemala
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!
Five years ago, brave young Rihanata suffered burns to 80 per cent of her body. Today, she is a thriving light in her community.
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. […]
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 […]
Ever wonder why we sell farm animals at Christmas time? Compassion kids are here to tell you why.
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 […]