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Children smiling and running in a playground in Kenya.

The rights of children—in photos

{4 minute read} November 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. According to UNICEF, it is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, in which world leaders “made a promise to every child to protect and fulfil their rights, by adopting [this] international legal […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A group of girls in Latin America.

3 ways the world has changed for children in 30 years

In this article: God’s heart for children reflected in the global effort to uphold the rights of children. Three ways the rights of children have advanced over the last 30 years. Why we can celebrate and look to the work ahead of us. ____ This year, Compassion joins other humanitarian and child-focused organizations around the […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A boy walks on a path outside his school, wearing a uniform and backpack.

What does your classroom look like?

As we head back to school this month, we’re taking you through a Compassion back-to-school checklist here on the Compassion Canada blog, with some inspiration from kids around the world! A Compassion back-to-school checklist: Get to school Pay tuition and buy school supplies Sign-up for extra-curricular activities Hit the books We’ve shown you how kids […]

date: September 26, 2019
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A group of students throw their graduation hats in the air.

The future is bright when kids in poverty get education

In this article: How education inspires students in poverty to dream. How education helps students move forward from trauma. How education jumpstarts remarkable careers for students living in poverty. ____ Heading back to school in September is a given for the vast majority of children and youth in Canada. It’s certainly easy to take education […]

date: September 19, 2019
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A boy smiles at the camera, wearing a backpack.

What happens when kids in poverty get education

In this article: The number of children globally that are currently not in school. The effects of a lack of education—including child marriage and human trafficking. What Compassion is doing to provide access to education for children and youth around the world. ____ It’s that time of year—back-to-school! Your social media feed is probably still […]

date: September 12, 2019
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Estella poses with a heart pinata she made

Meet the girl who’s making piñatas to overcome poverty

In this story: How to fight poverty through entrepreneurship Ways the local church helps overcome physical and spiritual hunger How creativity can lift families from poverty ____ Pinks, reds, oranges and blues—these are the bold and beautiful colours that crowded young Estrella’s head years ago as she sat on her bedroom floor sketching out piñata […]

date: August 15, 2019
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Ariel stands in a purple t-shirt, working on a red, yellow and blue hammock hanging on the wall in front of him.

These teens aren’t just learning how to make hammocks

A group of positive and inspired teenagers is an unconventional sight in Carazo, Nicaragua. In this community, youth are commonly exposed to dangerous influences and vices from a young age. But this joyful sight is a regular occurrence at Christ is the Answer child development centre, where local teens are learning how to make hammocks. […]

date: May 23, 2019
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Three boys wearing baker's caps smile with their arms around each other, one giving a thumbs up while another holds a large kitchen bowl.

The child development centre: a safe haven in the midst of adversity

When children arrive at the Peruvian Evangelical Church in Carabayllo, Peru, they are welcomed by the smell of freshly-baked bread and pastries. The sound of razors and scissors echoes in the hallways, joined by the laughter of children who come running to the Compassion centre at the church. This church is a refuge for children. […]

date: July 2, 2018
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A young man from Tanzania holds up a pair of white shoes that he's made.

Does child sponsorship empower youth to get jobs?

How our supporters are helping students reach their God-given potential through educational opportunities Through child sponsorship, children in Compassion’s program are developed in so many ways—physically, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually. But does sponsorship actually equip children to get jobs once they graduate? As we have developed our program over the years, we have moved to […]

date: May 18, 2018
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