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80 ideas for writing your Compassion child

The relationship you build with your Compassion child through letter writing is crucial in helping meet your child’s needs. Your letters can inspire him to study harder at school, to be more confident in his relationships, and to draw closer to God. Over and over, graduates from our Child Sponsorship Program point to your letters and prayers […]

date: August 5, 2015
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What difference is your sponsorship really making?

You’ve heard us talk about how sponsorship changes lives. You’ve watched videos about Compassion children who’ve grown up to become leaders in their communities. You’ve read about moms whose babies were saved because the church came to their aid. These stories bring a great deal of joy, but have you ever wondered, “Is that what […]

date: May 12, 2015
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How can we celebrate our Compassion children?

We love to celebrate the special people in our lives—our spouses and children, our friends and family—not just for their achievements, but who they are. But how can we celebrate our Compassion children in the same way? Watch as Averil Shadd shares how giving a monetary birthday gift allows her to celebrate her Compassion child […]

date: February 11, 2015
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The Impact of an Exposure Trip

Visiting your Compassion child can be a life-changing experience. Hear from Lisa Braun, one of our Volunteer Advocates, about her recent Exposure Trip to Ecuador. How long have you been a sponsor? My family has sponsored children through Compassion for about eight years, although we’ve always sponsored a child during our 25 years of marriage. […]

date: October 1, 2014
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What letter writing is really all about

Letter writing might be a bit of a lost art—but letters really do have a positive impact on your Compassion child, even if you don’t realize it. Watch as Averil Shadd shares about the relationship she’s developed with Abner, her Compassion child from Nicaragua, and the difference she believes it makes in his life and […]

date: August 6, 2014
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FIFA World Cup writing resources!

For many kids in Compassion’s programs, soccer is more than just a game. It provides community and keeps kids motivated. Seeing others succeed gives children hope that they can, too. The FIFA World Cup is a great example of this. Not only is FIFA the most widely-viewed sporting event in the world, but six countries Compassion […]

date: June 10, 2014
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Finding true love in a place of war

It’s my first time on African soil, but I feel strangely at home. Maybe it’s because home is where the heart is, and part of my heart is etched here in pen and ink. I’ve been writing to my sponsored child in Uganda for the last five years, and I’m eager to experience a piece […]

date: October 14, 2013
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Sandiele: from student to teacher

It’s no surprise that Sandiele grew up to be an English teacher. In 2006 she said she wanted to be a teacher, probably English, because she was fascinated with a world beyond her own. Sandiele’s curiosity with other cultures was nurtured by Compassion, and the teachers at her project made an impact on her. Sandiele […]

date: October 3, 2013
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The journey of a letter

You might not realize how important letter writing is to your child. Kids eagerly await their sponsor’s words of love and encouragement, reading them over and over to friends and family. But have you ever wondered how your letters actually get there? When Canadians mail their letters, they’re sent directly to our office in London, […]

date: August 28, 2013
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The ripple effect of a family gift

If you were to meet a villager in the community of Kathesh, Tanzania, chances are he or she would be a farmer. Compassion beneficiaries like Esther, Godfrey and Stefano come from families who farm. And through special gifts their sponsors have provided, benefits like improved housing and income-generating opportunities are rippling into the lives of their […]

date: August 6, 2013
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