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Links to Food or a future? An emergency food pack can feed the hungry and fuel hope

Food or a future? An emergency food pack can feed the hungry and fuel hope

In such a dire situation, providing families with food relief is urgent. The Compassion Bangladesh national office is strategizing to analyze the needs of families at the Compassion centres and supply critical food supplies so that families can survive.

date: October 3, 2023
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Links to Smiling through adversity: Juliet’s story of thriving with disability

Smiling through adversity: Juliet’s story of thriving with disability

Juliet’s big smile and bright eyes show no trace of the struggles she has already faced in her young life. She warms up to strangers quickly and has many friends. Her quick laughter might leave you surprised to hear the story of the challenges she has struggled to overcome. Born with unique challenges When she […]

date: September 19, 2023
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Links to One step at a time: Thai border village keeps literacy dreams alive for these best friends

One step at a time: Thai border village keeps literacy dreams alive for these best friends

As the end of the school year approached, grade four students anxiously wondered what was next for them if there was no further school. The crisis stirred the hearts of the centre staff to find a solution.  

date: September 5, 2023
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Links to Words that open worlds: 12 books to build compassion in kids

Words that open worlds: 12 books to build compassion in kids

Did you ever have a book that changed your perspective? Stories are powerful, and words open worlds to us. Books let us practice love and concern for people who we may never meet, grow curiosity about others and fuel the emotions that motivate us not just to feel but to do something good. In short, […]

date: August 10, 2023
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Links to Power of play: Top 6 sports kids play around the world

Power of play: Top 6 sports kids play around the world

Do you remember the joy of parachute week in gym class? Or using craft materials in math? When learning is playful, we remember those lessons. Creating safe and supportive spaces for play ignites friendships, develops life-changing skills and provides opportunities to grow as a whole person.  

date: August 1, 2023
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Links to Compassion grad gets PhD to fight food insecurity

Compassion grad gets PhD to fight food insecurity

We recently had the pleasure of catching up with Collins Bugingo, a former Compassion sponsored child who completed his PhD in Plant Science and Plant Pathology last year. We invited Collins to share his unique perspective on food security—as someone who has experienced food insecurity, studied it and is now working to address it.* Food […]

date: June 13, 2023
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Links to 9 years of care: How Compassion’s child development model helped these triplets

9 years of care: How Compassion’s child development model helped these triplets

At Compassion, we are passionate about holistic child development. This means we don’t simply respond to poverty by handing out food or Bibles. Instead, we seek to develop children in all the different aspects of their lives while equipping local churches to share the love of Jesus with them and to journey with them through […]

date: May 23, 2023
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Links to What role does the family play in child development?

What role does the family play in child development?

At Compassion, we’re serious about child development and releasing children from poverty in every area of life: physically, cognitively, socially, economically and spiritually. Poverty is far-reaching and multi-faceted, and our approach to fighting it needs to be, too. But a child’s development doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Stability and connectedness are woven into the very […]

date: May 9, 2023
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Links to Beginnings: How to start a life’s story with hope

Beginnings: How to start a life’s story with hope

Once upon a time. Four words that transport you into someone else’s story. Four words that imply a happy ending is waiting at the end. This unfolding phrase sets the tone for the rest of the story, infusing the possible danger, despair and disaster found within the plot with something powerful: hope. There’s no denying […]

date: May 3, 2023
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Links to Dear parent: What’s the hardest conversation you’ve ever had?

Dear parent: What’s the hardest conversation you’ve ever had?

The door clicks shut. You lean against the threshold with the whirlwind of school pick-up, homework, dinner, bath time and bedtime behind you. Whew. Your partner bends over the notice that came in the mail today. And in the space between your exhale and inhale, you step back into the responsibility of parenthood. One, two, […]

date: March 31, 2023
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