My little daughter will be one in just a month’s time and I have a problem. Her grandparents have been on the phone with the big question. “What would Alice like for her birthday?” I’m sat at home, flicking through the Mothercare catalogue, and browsing the Toys ‘r’ Us website for inspiration.
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We all have those moments in our life that we’re rather embarrassed about. Those situations that we wish we could press the delete button on. It can be cathartic to confess these things, get them out in the open and move on. But in a way I hope what I’m about to confess will always […]
Mahalakshmi stands tall at 11 years, with a charming, open smile that instantly draws people to her. She is in the seventh grade and attends India’s Ramakrishna Girls Higher Secondary School. The young Indian girl dreams of becoming a doctor. She is extremely talented – an excellent singer, artist and a good narrator of stories. However, hers […]
About 3.3 billion people – half of the world’s population – are at risk of malaria. Compassion’s President, Wess Stafford presents our holistic approach to tackling malaria.
Despite the fact that Bappi Debnath lives in the mosquito prone District of Netrokona in Bangladesh, he and his family had never heard of malaria. Of course, Bappi had friends who died from headaches, high fevers and vomiting, and he himself had experienced such symptoms, but he had no idea it was as a result […]
Nyarko Twum Berima, known as Twum, is a Partnership Facilitator for Compassion Ghana. His role is to co-ordinate Compassion’s responsibilities with our Church Partners to ensure that the projects are achieving holistic child development.
Compassion exists to meet the needs of children living in extreme poverty and share with them the gospel of Jesus Christ. Every child is presented with their own age-appropriate copy of the Bible and sometimes it will get passed around several families in their village.
My name is David Collins Owuor from Kenya, a beautiful country in East Africa. I am 25 years old and currently studying in Nottingham. I have been a Compassion sponsored child for almost twenty years having gone through the Child Sponsorship Programme and the Leadership Development Programme (LDP). I am sharing my life story to […]
The story that Jesus told His disciples about the hired workers being paid the same wage would not be a popular one in modern-day Australia. It would break every industrial-relations principle and employment law we have in this country.
Susan Rupia works for Compassion Kenya as Sponsor Tours and Visits Team Leader to co-ordinate sponsor visits when a supporter comes to the country to meet their sponsored child.