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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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A translator’s story

Ever wondered who it is who translated your letters to your sponsored child? Meet Josiane Yanogo, one of our translators at Compassion Burkina Faso. Today, I watched a soccer match with a Canadian sponsor, learned about the work of a veterinarian in Australia and ate sushi on a Korean dinner table. I travelled all of […]

date: June 24, 2013
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What Was the Last Gift You Received?

What was the last gift you received? Was it a birthday present? Maybe you’d forgotten it was your special day until someone surprised you, and their kindness and thoughtfulness brightened your smile all afternoon. Perhaps it was a different kind of gift; maybe you were having a bad day and a card or treat was […]

date: September 10, 2012
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How Can I Pray for My Child?

“Give us this day our daily bread…” This simple line nestled in the middle of the Lord’s Prayer is comforting and familiar. But the notion of daily bread is often overlooked in a culture where food is as available as it is plentiful. There’s food on the table, clothing on our backs, money in our […]

date: September 6, 2012
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Are Letters Really That Important?

Letter writing is a bit of a lost art. Let’s face it – most of us would rather send a short email or a quick text than spend time fashioning our thoughts and writing them out. Letters seem to have lost their relevance in our fast-paced, electronic world. It’s too bad, really. There’s something thrilling […]

date: September 5, 2012
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