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5 girls in tech breaking free from poverty
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 […]
3 new gifts for you in this year’s Gifts of Compassion gift guide
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, […]
The impact of vocational training: Oned’s story
Every morning, it is common to see several young and older adults waiting their turn for a haircut in front of Oned’s house. His small barbershop has become one of the most popular in Talaigua Nuevo, a small town on the Caribbean coast in Colombia. Once, when Oned was eight years old, his grandfather Eufrasio […]
7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021
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 […]
3 perfect gifts for the justice seeker in your life
[4 minute read] How can you make the causes that you and those around you care about part of your gift-giving this Christmas?
The rights of children—in photos
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. ____ Every fall, parents and caregivers across Canada prepare to send their kids […]