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Links to How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

How one gift empowered Emeline to dream of a future free from poverty

There is a resource that we often take for granted, and it’s easy to forget that it’s crucial in determining whether or not a child has the opportunity to dream of anything other than getting through the day. That resource is water. ____ Clean water is so easy to take for granted when you don’t […]

date: January 17, 2022
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If I had a superpower…

We’ve all dreamed about what we could do if we could fly or be invisible for a day. What about reading minds or having super strength? Teleportation? Super speed? The possibilities are endless! We recently asked some kids from one Compassion centre in Bolivia what superpower they would like to have and why. Here’s what […]

date: October 28, 2021
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Links to The flow of justice: Clean water is a right for all people

The flow of justice: Clean water is a right for all people

Here at Compassion, we are passionate about ensuring the most vulnerable in our world have access to clean water. According to the UN, one in three people do not have access to safe drinking water. Clean water is essential to life and therefore, is a human right that all people should be afforded. The need […]

date: September 29, 2021
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Links to Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

There is something in your home that contributes to keeping you healthy more than you would ever give it credit for. What is that life-saving item? Your toilet. Though many of us wouldn’t have our toilet listed at the top of our daily gratitude list, it is something that is absolutely a critical part of […]

date: August 12, 2021
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Links to ‘We are at a critical juncture in human history’: 5 ways to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

‘We are at a critical juncture in human history’: 5 ways to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations reports that the pandemic has halted or reversed years and even decades of development progress. This is the sobering reality highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021. The Sustainable Development Goals were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There are […]

date: July 29, 2021
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Links to “I’m the first in my family to…”

“I’m the first in my family to…”

Every kid dreams of who they want to be, things they want to accomplish, places they want to go, and more. But for millions of children living in extreme poverty, this is when poverty’s evil lies start to creep in. You’ll never achieve those dreams. Poverty will always define your life. You’re stuck. Kids in […]

date: June 9, 2021
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Links to World Water Day 2021: Clean water changes Yunita’s life

World Water Day 2021: Clean water changes Yunita’s life

Before the morning sun had even peeked over the horizon, 11-year-old Yunita was up and ready to accompany her grandmother, Welmince, to fetch water at the well. With the particular coolness of dawn hanging in the air, the two set out on their daily hike at 5:00 a.m. sharp, hoping to be met by a […]

date: March 17, 2021
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Links to Ethical Canadian jewelry company aims to care for those in need

Ethical Canadian jewelry company aims to care for those in need

As God started to breathe new life into her faith, Robin started to feel a shift in her calling. Though she had stepped into a new unknown adventure in her career, she started to sense God planting new dreams inside her heart again—dreams that would combine her love for creativity, for Jesus and for the marginalized.

date: February 4, 2021
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Links to Flushed with dignity: how toilets can empower a community

Flushed with dignity: how toilets can empower a community

November 19th is World Toilet Day, a day that celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people living without access to safe sanitation. It’s about taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. A large part of Compassion’s work is partnering with churches […]

date: November 18, 2020
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Links to No water, no protection: A Salvadoran village’s dry reality

No water, no protection: A Salvadoran village’s dry reality

We’re told to wash our hands to protect ourselves from the virus. But for families in Las Marías, El Salvador who have no water, this kind of protection is a luxury.

date: August 26, 2020
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