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Update on Haiti Build

We are delighted to report that excellent progress has been made in rebuilding the hospital on the island of La Gonáve, Haiti following the devastating earthquake in 2010. This life-changing project is only possible because of your generous donations to our Blood, Sweat and Compassion Appeal. (more…)

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Beating The River

Compassion children can face various obstacles when it comes to attending the projects: the pressure to go out to work, long distances, and, very occasionally, fast-flowing rivers. (more…)

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Life in Burkina Faso

Compassion began it’s ministry in Burkina Faso in 2004 and we are now serving over 27,000 children across the country. More than 50% of the population claim to be Islamic, while only 6% claim to be Evangelical Christians. What is Burkina Faso doing to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ? (more…)

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Sponsored Child Artwork Exhibition

Dhea Savitri Erwayani is a Compassion-assisted child from Indonesia and she is a special talent. A major part of Compassion’s ministry is to equip children to pursue their dreams and develop their talents and drawing is Dhea’s passion. (more…)

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Having No Ego

I read two different writings recently on the same theme. They both impacted me deeply. The first was the passage from James 3:18. Getting along with each other is often hard work, but it’s vital for having a healthy community that pleases God. (more…)

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An Unfinished Story

Sweat begins to wet my clothes. I hold my notebook above my head to protect my eyes from the sun. I’m walking on a bumpy dirt road, in Tingkulu-Manado, rural Indonesia. On the right and left stand houses with large yards and a few trees that make the air cooler. I walk and jump to […]

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Walter Landaverde, the next Kaka?

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!!!” (more…)

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A Day In The Life Of Rosa

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 […]

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