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Links to How local churches are setting girls free from FGM in Jesus’ name!

How local churches are setting girls free from FGM in Jesus’ name!

Warning: This content includes mention of abuse and sexual violence against girls. We recommend you read with discretion. Everything changed when Florence turned 12. Instead of a birthday party or a sentimental mother-daughter ceremony to celebrate her transition from childhood to becoming a young lady, Florence’s family received a marriage offer and a bride price. […]

date: February 4, 2022
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Links to A Very Maasai Christmas

A Very Maasai Christmas

Amid the hardships of this year, the Christmas season comes to remind us that darkness never wins. As we unwrap every good gift in Jesus, we ignite anew the light that ushers in hope and brings us good tidings of great joy (Luke 2:10). And we are reminded that every need, every loss, every pain, […]

date: December 22, 2021
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Links to Why Child Protection Workshops are essential to releasing kids from poverty

Why Child Protection Workshops are essential to releasing kids from poverty

Protecting children matters. It doesn’t take much convincing to agree on that. Protection and security are essential for children to thrive, so they are a core need that Compassion seeks to address for every child in our program. We could go as far as saying it is essential to the mission of releasing kids from […]

date: November 18, 2021
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Links to Kirk Franklin re-releases “Lean on Me” with The Compassion Youth Choir

Kirk Franklin re-releases “Lean on Me” with The Compassion Youth Choir

Get the song Following an early 2020 trip with Compassion to the Dominican Republic, Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin felt God telling him to use his musical talents to inspire and encourage youth around the world. Watch: Kirk shares why he chose to get involved with The Compassion Youth Choir In late 2020, Kirk began […]

date: September 24, 2021
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Links to Celebrating the world’s Indigenous peoples and partnerships that honour and empower

Celebrating the world’s Indigenous peoples and partnerships that honour and empower

Worldwide, there are more than 476 million Indigenous people and 5,000 Indigenous people groups spread across at least 90 countries. Although Indigenous peoples make up just 5 per cent of the world’s population, they account for about 15 per cent of the global extreme poor. Indigenous people are nearly three times more likely to be […]

date: August 5, 2021
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Links to ‘We are at a critical juncture in human history’: 5 ways to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

‘We are at a critical juncture in human history’: 5 ways to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations reports that the pandemic has halted or reversed years and even decades of development progress. This is the sobering reality highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021. The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There are […]

date: July 29, 2021
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Links to New to Compassion? Start here!

New to Compassion? Start here!

Hey, friend! It’s so great to meet you. We’re excited to share more about our passion to help children and families overcome poverty. Since you’re new here, we wanted to introduce ourselves. We hope that here, you find a place where your gifts, passions and desire to do good belong. Simply put, we love Jesus. […]

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to 8 ways to fight local poverty

8 ways to fight local poverty

People often ask us, “Why help people living in poverty in other countries when there’s poverty here in Canada?” It’s a complex question, with a lot to consider, but in many ways, it can be answered quite simply, too: Why not both? At Compassion, our expertise is global poverty. We’re so thankful for partners in […]

date: February 24, 2021
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Links to What does the Bible say about social justice?

What does the Bible say about social justice?

February 20th is World Day of Social Justice. As a child development organization, we love to champion days like today! We also know that the social justice we seek day in and day out is rooted in something much deeper than cultural movements or online trends. The social justice we seek is deeply rooted in Jesus.

date: February 16, 2021
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Links to The Nativity Story as told by children

The Nativity Story as told by children

We pray that hearing the story of our Saviour’s birth from the mouths of children would bring you much-needed joy, laughter and hope this Christmas.

date: December 22, 2020
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