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A timely encouragement

At Compassion we know that when a child gets sponsored it’s their mum who has the biggest smile. This year, we’re asking the church to Make a Mother’s Day. Not just their own mother, but a mother living in poverty, one who really needs someone to give her a little hand. We’ve asked some of […]

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Born to Overcome

Today is a big day. We received news that our first sponsored child Tuhame Edson graduated from the Compassion program in Uganda, completed his Vocational Training and is about to begin a new season. 10 years of sponsorship… I remember walking up to a Compassion stand in 2005. My eyes locked on the face of […]

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The gift of friendship

At Compassion we know that when a child gets sponsored it’s their mum who has the biggest smile. This year, we’re asking the church to Make a Mother’s Day. Not just their own mother, but a mother living in poverty, one who really needs someone to give her a little hand. We’ve asked some of […]

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WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE 2015

“I never thought they were going to release me”

Stories and photos by Galia Oropeza, BO Field Communications Specialist “All the cases of which I have knowledge of until now have this problem. Kidnappers don’t mess with complete families; they mess with broken families,” says Pastor Alcides. That’s the case of Daniela*. She is currently 19 years old and graduated from school last year. […]

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A visit 10 years in the making.

Written by Pam Mason In early May this year I travelled to the Dominican Republic to meet Ruth, whom I have been sponsoring for the past ten years.  Ruth is now 18 and is in her final year of school. I first met up with Ruth at the Compassion project she attends in Gaspar Hernandez, a […]

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Sunday School

Reaching out

By Tonny Tunya, Field Communications Specialist, Indonesia The group of 15 teenagers look at each other with excitement. After two hours of travelling down gravel roads and grassy pathways they are nearly there. As part of the Compassion programme, these sponsored young people are taking part in a mission trip organized by Mau Hau Church. […]

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Your sponsored child’s education

By Sonya Hursey It’s no secret that access to education plays a vital role in releasing children from poverty and that’s why it’s a key component of our child development model. It’s important to point out though that the church-based projects themselves aren’t schools. Your sponsorship helps provide the school fees, uniforms and educational materials […]

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