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Surprise! The 10 most dangerous animals in the world

(Number one is probably not what you think…)

date: November 10, 2017
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Five inspiring females defying the odds

Five years ago the world was shocked and horrified when 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan was shot in the head by the Taliban for her advocacy of education for girls. But she recovered, and her passion to ensure all girls can receive an education was as alive as ever. Malala continues to this day to […]

date: July 12, 2017
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How does sponsorship help a child spiritually?

You may wonder why, in a four-part series, we’re addressing the spiritual aspect of a child’s development last. It’s not because spiritual development is less important than physical, emotional or cognitive development. Actually, it’s quite the opposite. Scripture tells us that poverty first entered our world as a result of the Fall. When Adam and […]

date: June 22, 2017
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Five proverbs for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, we salute the women who’ve carried us, soothed us, cheered for us and taught us lessons about life and love. This group of moms live at the foot of Mount Meru in Northern Tanzania. They are part of our Child Survival Program which helps more than 26,000 moms and babies around the world through […]

date: May 12, 2017
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We’re losing our friend, a part of our family.

Malnutrition so ravaged his little mind that the seizures began. His mother—out of food and out of options, but full of love—wrapped him in a blanket and kissed him one last time. She saved his life. She placed him outside a police station and waited. She hoped. Maybe she even prayed to one or many gods—that […]

date: March 4, 2017
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Five ways to pray for Christians around the world

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” Ephesians 6:18 We love our supporters and how eager they are to pray for what God is doing around the world. We also love […]

date: February 3, 2017
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Global Day of Prayer for India

Would you join us in praying for Compassion India? Our work in India Since 1968, we have worked with local partners in India to provide our holistic child development program for children living in poverty. Our 510 partners in East and South India support more than 130,000 babies, children and young adults. Earlier this year, the […]

date: December 6, 2016
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End violence against women

Blue is usually more our colour, but for the next several days, we’re “going orange”, along with many around the world, to stand for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Follow @CompassionCA on social media to learn more about the issues. Read on to hear just a few stories of how Compassion is helping the church […]

date: November 25, 2016
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Six ways to be generous but not judgmental

  “I love your jacket!” says a friend. “Thanks, I got it on clearance!” is my knee-jerk response. “Wow, your home is so beautiful!” says another friend. “Thanks—it was pre-foreclosure and we got a crazy deal on it!” I explain. For nearly a decade, I’ve worked for an organization that strives to end poverty, and […]

date: November 18, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew: stories of survival

“Noula!” If you had been walking the streets of Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, you might have heard this common phrase spoken among survivors. It means, “We are here. We survive.” Ephraim Lindor, a Compassion Haiti Senior Tour and Visits Specialist, shares about the strength the Haitian people have developed: “To survive in […]

date: October 28, 2016
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