It’s the dying seconds of the World Cup final. The eyes of millions are set on Walter. A commentator narrates the last seconds of the game: “… and Landaverde comes forward onto a pass from Valdez… Landaverde jinks past the defence with ease; he aims at the goal… shoots… AND SCORES!!!”
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A little girl on the way home from church turned to her mother and said, “Mummy, the preacher’s sermon this morning confused me.”
In the small village of Yogon, located in the West African country of Togo, there is no electricity. There is only one private primary school and no college. The market stands in the middle of the village and does not even have stores. Yogon is one of the poorest villages in the maritime region. It […]
A recent report conducted by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations has shown that women in the UK are more generous than men when it comes to charitable giving. According to the Office of National Statistics, the average amounts given to charity were also a little higher for women (with a median donation of £13 […]
What is hope? Why is it important? Why do people keep going when all they can see around them are situations that seem completely hopeless?
Have you ever wondered about the real impact of your sponsorship? Below is the final letter written by a formerly sponsored child from Thailand to her sponsor. Her words speak of a young woman with the world at her feet. Be encouraged!
Not everybody gets the chance to meet their sponsored child, and that’s why a New Zealand television network picked up on this amazing story. Esther, from India, came to visit the family that changed her life.
Juan comes from an indigenous family living in the Cañar Province, in southern Ecuador. His mum and stepdad work in agriculture, farming peas, potatoes, corn and different sorts of beans. He comes from a Catholic background.
We all know what Compassion does for the world’s children but what has sponsoring a child done for you?
I am privileged to have visited 22 of our 28 field offices over the past five years. I am inspired by the love and commitment expressed by so many of our staff members and the staff and volunteers at dozens of Church Partners.