By Richard James, Christ Church Cockfosters As the Vicar of an Anglican evangelical church in north London looking for a way for a local church like ours to make a difference in the life of the poor, along with my wife Carole, I was very impressed by the work of Compassion. Not only is it […]
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By Rochelle Warner and Naomi Aston As new members of the Compassion family here, we were surprised to discover that gifts sent in from sponsors can’t always be sent on to their child.
At the age of 17, Dessy Harnaningtyas began her studies at Yogyakarta Public University as a fashion design major. This is a unique major that requires a continual effort to stitch and seam, overnight work, deadlines and an unlimited need of fabrics.
This is the story of the parakeet: everyone in the family knows that Gustavo loves pets. Gustavo is 10 years old and lives with his mother in a small house. He doesn’t have siblings, his parents never were married and his father was in prison until his recent release.
My name is Kevin Ouma Omondi, and I am 21 years old. I love to play soccer. I play as a striker for City Stars, a team in the second tier of Kenya’s soccer ranking. If things go according to plan, my team will join Kenya’s premier league soon.
All this month we have been tweeting a Fact of the Day from @compassionuk. Here’s the top three tweets in case you missed them!
Taken from Gareth Robinson’s blog. ‘What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In […]
Story and Photos by Edwin Estioko, Field Communications Specialist 17 November, 2013 – Banga Gospel Church holds its first worship service after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the central islands of the Philippines. A gasoline-powered generator lights up the church for the first time after the entire province sunk into darkness from the typhoon. “We are here […]
By Edwin Estioko, PH Field Communications Specialist The city of Bogo was hit by Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, perhaps as badly as Tacloban and other provinces in Leyte and Eastern Samar. Compassion in the Philippines recently delivered the first round of relief goods to Christian and the other 148 children in Bogo and their […]
This email, from Menchit Wong – Child Advocacy Director for Compassion International, contained prayer requests from our brothers and sisters in The Philippines. Compassion family, you are amazing. Please keep on praying, as you have been doing, so that we might see God’s blessing and provision poured out to a devastated nation.