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:

We’ve shown you how kids get to school and how Compassion helps kids pay for school. Today, we’re going to check out what kinds of extra-curricular activities Compassion kids do after school. Let’s take a peek!

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Dennesis from Ecuador practices saxophone.

Dennisis wears a bright yellow sweater and holds a saxophone

Photo by Nico Benalcazar

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Elom from Togo plays soccer.

Elom wears a purple jersey and holds a soccer ball

Photo by Ben Adams

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Kenia from the Philippines lifts weights at track practice. 

Kenia wears a black and blue jersey and lifts two weights making a tough face

Photo by Chuck Biggar

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Zangre and her volleyball team get ready for practice.

Zangre and her volleyball team stands in a v-formation holding volleyballs

Photo by Ryan Johnson

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Aime from the Dominican Republic practices ballet in the studio.

Aime sits on the ground wearing her tutu

Photo by Yrahisa Mateo

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Three little members of Batey Aleman baseball team in the Dominican Republic get ready to play ball!

3 little boys wear their red jerseys and hats

Photo by Gina Kelly

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Extracurriculars and education help grow healthy, passionate and thriving kids! But what could a child’s life look like without it?

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Written by: Laura Phillips

Laura Phillips is the Marketing Writer for Compassion Canada. She is passionate about pursuing justice and mercy through writing, crafting, music, and sharing stories over a cup of strong coffee.