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Five tips to conquer a fear of public speaking

Our amazing volunteers share their wisdom on speaking up for children in poverty. We are so inspired by the many Canadians who share Compassion with their friends, churches or other groups. Their choice makes such a lasting difference in the lives of so many children! But we know it takes some courage—public speaking is many […]

date: February 7, 2018
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This family made an offer on a home $150,000 below the highest bid. And they got it.

We love that we are able to be part of the ministry of so many amazing Canadians! Here is just one of your stories that inspired us this year. After returning from a mission trip in Uganda and meeting their Compassion child, the Soh family in Oakville, Ontario, felt convicted that it was time to […]

date: January 12, 2018
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What can a boy in poverty teach you about waiting?

How a Canadian sponsor learned about faith in times of waiting from an impoverished family in Ecuador   By Amy Smart It was 4 a.m. on a January morning. I stood in a parking lot, shivering as the cold Saskatchewan wind cut through my hoodie and sweatpants. Suitcase in tow, I approached the van that […]

date: September 7, 2017
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Your selfie could help change a child’s life

#SponsorSelfieDay is coming! This is a day where Compassion sponsors all over the world will be sharing selfies—but not just any selfie! On Saturday, September 16, we want you to share a photo of yourself with your sponsored child’s photo so you can show everyone just how easy it is to impact the life of […]

date: September 1, 2017
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Dinner and a devotional

Do you want a way to teach your family or small group about how we can live from “enough”? Make this traditional African stew and do the devotional to be inspired to follow in Jesus’ footsteps and care for those in need. Dinner: African chicken stew Chicken and vegetable stew served over rice or another […]

date: July 23, 2017
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Meeting Kidist

If you could make one wish, what would it be? When you find out you get to make a wish—any wish—it’s hard to pinpoint the one thing you’ve always yearned for. I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the summer of 2015 before my grade eleven year of high school. Because of the particular type […]

date: July 23, 2017
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I think Canadians are compassionate because…

In this year of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary as a Confederation, we’ve been thinking of all the things we love about this great land. We are proud of our country for so many reasons, and one that resonates especially strongly here at Compassion is Canadians’—you guessed it—compassion! In the 2016 World Giving Report, which surveys […]

date: June 29, 2017
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Why do you volunteer?

April is Volunteer Month. (Woohoo! Hooray! Toot toot!) Have we told you lately how much we love our volunteers? Without volunteers, Compassion simply wouldn’t be able to help nearly as many children living in poverty. Volunteers in our field countries give their time at Compassion centres at local churches to care for children. And volunteers […]

date: April 6, 2017
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Can a 10-year-old change the world?

We recently heard from one of our supporters, 10-year-old Joshua from Quebec. After becoming a sponsor several years ago, Joshua decided he wanted to share with his fifth grade class about how they, too, can change the world. Here’s the inspiring presentation Joshua gave to his class in December. I’ve decided I’m going to tell […]

date: January 5, 2017
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The kids trading bottles—for wells

The Butt children spend an hour every morning studying their Bibles and every night at the Beer Store. It all started five years ago when their family faced some unexpected financial difficulties. Roy and Angela Butt of Aurora, Ontario, had always been generous, sponsoring a child with Compassion each time one of their four children […]

date: November 4, 2016
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