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Sometimes, endings are just the beginning of a new adventure! This June, graduates across Canada are tossing caps into the air in honour of their achievements, endurance and dreams! While for some, it can be bittersweet to leave behind friends and memories, graduation isn’t something to fear. It signals that the preparation is done, and […]
Women and girls in tech fields unfortunately still face many barriers to equal opportunity. This is especially true for girls living in poverty. For many girls around the world, just being in school at all is a challenge, let alone studying in a field where they face significant barriers and lack representation. Globally, approximately 129 […]
Still looking for the perfect Gift of Compassion to give on behalf of your loved ones this Christmas? If so, perhaps one of this year’s new gifts will be just right for you. Read all about them below and consider giving one of these good gifts today. ____ 1. Mental Health Support During the pandemic, […]
Every morning, it’s common to see several young and older adults waiting their turn for a haircut in front of Oned’s house. His small barbershop— started with vocational training skills learned at his Compassion centre—has become one of the most popular in Talaigua Nuevo, a small town on the Caribbean coast in Colombia. Once, when […]
Despite their varied contexts, the leaders of Compassion’s ministry in the 25 countries where we work share many things in common, too. They are committed followers of Jesus. They value our local church partners. They work hard to see children released from poverty. And this past year, they had to adapt quickly to changing realities […]
[4 minute read] How can you make the causes that you and those around you care about part of your gift-giving this Christmas?
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 framework.” More: Read some […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]