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Your letters make a BIG impact!

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 […]

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When Claire met Evelyn

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. (more…)

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Compassion child sponsorship works

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 […]

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When Minette met Mihret

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 […]

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Bitter or Better

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. (more…)

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