Writer’s block, that dreaded feeling when a blank page is staring you in the face and you are pretty sure it is on the verge of mocking you.
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Dear sponsor, My name is Ginsely. I live in the Dominican Republic. My story changed when Compassion, with my sponsor and also the team of my church came into my life. When I was in the Compassion programme I don’t know if my sponsor knew how big was the impact of her taking the time […]
Having arrived in Antigua, Guatemala, my mind soon turned towards meeting my Compassion sponsor child for the first time. The meeting was to take place on day three in Antigua and as every day passed I was getting slightly more excited and nervous.
By Bob McCoy “It’s not every day that you hear of three 16 year old Irish schoolboys sponsoring a 16 year old boy in Ecuador to go to school and, hopefully, experience the same opportunities in life as the three Irish schoolboys will have,” says Peter Mercier of Compassion Ireland.
Images of global poverty make us long for a stop to the injustice of it. When considering how we can best serve the poor it can be easy to feel disillusioned with where to begin tackling such an immense problem. New findings from research into the effectiveness of Compassion child sponsorship an are independent, statistical […]
Before the day I met my sponsored child Mihret, I knew little about her circumstances and I was unsure what to expect. We had only exchanged a few letters and after witnessing the reality of poverty in Ethiopia, I dreaded facing the possibility that her story might be the same as so many of the […]
I can usually tell when the 19th of April is approaching. I’m a lot more tense than usual and begin to feel on edge for no apparent reason. I seem to be a lot more impatient and my poor family bears the brunt of it.
Superhero are entirely up-front, and unashamed about their mission. The fact their tour is titled “Battle For Your Soul” speaks volumes in itself.
Following on from a previous I changed my life video, here is 12-year-old Nathan with his reasons for sponsoring a child.
On the 19th of April 2013, it will be 10 years since our baby Caleb Aaron Dowds died. He sadly lived for only 59 minutes. There are some complications that even the best medical care in the world cannot help.