Twenty years ago, on 6 April 1994, a plane carrying President Habyarimana of Rwanda was shot down. The assassination set in motion some of the bloodiest events of the late 20th century; over the next 100 days more than 800,000 people were massacred. Entire families were wiped out; women were systematically raped and children were […]
Give £10 and your sponsored child could buy… A pair of shoes in Uganda A chicken in Burkina Faso Six rabbits in Guatemala- a family can use these to generate additional income A pig in Bolivia An additional food parcel for their family in the Dominican Republic A blanket in Guatemala When you give your […]
This is Mae, she’s 19 and a sponsored child in the Philippines. Mae’s favourite Bible character is Ruth; “I see Ruth as a great example of a faithful Christian woman, someone who is following God’s will and who values her family highly.” This is especially moving as Mae’s father left his family for another woman […]
The King of the Heavens, our God who threw the stars into space was born into a dirty, dark stable. He came from all richness of being God and become poor for us, so that He could save us from our sin. In utter poverty He was born and in poverty He died. Because Jesus […]
Although I have a toe punt that could kill a man who gets in the way and put a hole in the back of the net, I am fairly quick and will battle for every ball. I tended to be one of the last to be picked for football at school, which increased my tenacity […]
By sponsoring a child through Compassion, you are helping a child escape the injustices of poverty. Children in poverty have to face… A lack of physical shelter or security. Uncertainty about where their next meal is coming from… …or where they can get a safe drink of water. They may have […]
At Compassion we unashamedly believe that the local church is the hope of the world! Because we work through the local church, children are given the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel during their Compassion project activities. The implications of this are eternal and pretty exciting! To borrow a more eloquent explanation from […]
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.
Why sponsor with Compassion? What are our values?
What happens when a child graduates from a Compassion project? Where can they go?