Smiling mom of twins is feeding one baby as the other baby plays quietly beside her

Help Moms & Babies in Rwanda

With your help, we can give babies born into poverty the essential care they need, help their mothers properly care for them during the critical prenatal months and first year of life and set them on the path to a fulfilled life in Jesus Christ. With your gift, life-saving support will be provided to 15 moms & babies living in poverty in EAR Gikonko, Rwanda during the most critical time of life. This includes pre-natal care, health checkups for both mother & baby, critical medical care, food for malnourished moms & babies, and essentials for newborns.

Help Moms & Babies in Philippines

Of the 5.9 million children who die around the world each year, 75 per cent die in the first year of life. Babies are at risk of death due to premature birth complications, complications during childbirth, infections, pneumonia and diarrhea. With your gift, life-saving support will be provided to 25 moms & babies living in poverty in Balangkayan, Philippines during the most critical time of life. This includes pre-natal care, health checkups for both mother & baby, critical medical care, food for malnourished moms & babies, and essentials for newborns.

Smiling mom in green shirt passes happy baby to another mom in a white shirt

How will your money help?

For children living in extreme poverty, everything about COVID-19 is magnified: the risk, the fear, the uncertainty, the life-and-death realities. But together, we will rise as one to protect the world's most vulnerable and provide desperately needed food, housing stability and hygiene supplies.

Child at the Compassion Center

Where does the money go?

Your donation helps children and families escape poverty for good through life-changing interventions. Your contribution will be delivered through local churches around the world by staff members in the field who know the immediate needs of children, families and communities.

Frequently asked questions


How much of my donation goes to the project I have chosen?

Financial integrity matters to us. We take your trust seriously and are committed to faithfully stewarding the funds you give. No less than 80 per cent of funds raised will be used for program activities and no more than 20 per cent will be used for fundraising and administration. You can give with confidence knowing that every dollar is used to maximize impact on behalf of children living in poverty. You can learn more about our finances at compassion.ca/finances.


How will I know the impact my gift had?

We know how important it is for you to stay informed about the impact of your generosity. Compassion provides churches, businesses and donors with comprehensive reports that outline how funds were used and include photos and quotes directly from program beneficiaries.


When can I expect my income tax receipt?

Compassion Canada issues charitable tax receipts annually in February in the name of the donating individual or business.