Yesterday we brought you the amazing moment that Attilá met his sponsors of 14 years. We grabbed a few minutes with Attilá and Mr and Mrs Winters to ask them what it was like meeting each other for the first time.
When Attilá Sá from Brazil knew he would be in Europe this summer he was determined to make his dream come true and visit his sponsors in England. Mr and Mrs Winters had been faithful sponsors of Attilá for 14 years to the point of his graduation from Compassion so this was going to be an unforgettable moment.
Careen Malahay has a hard time believing her graduation from the Leadership Development Programme (LDP) and college are real. She was born on 7 November, 1989. She was missing fingers and had a poor right eye and scars on her face that make it difficult for her to smile, even today. Three days later, she stopped breathing […]
In the build up to ‘Change the Story September’, the stories of Vitoon and Richard show how God can use us to write a new ending for children living in poverty.
Juan comes from an indigenous family living in the Cañar Province, in southern Ecuador. His mum and stepdad work in agriculture, farming peas, potatoes, corn and different sorts of beans. He comes from a Catholic background.
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.
As an employee of a large insurance company I get to deal with and process many thousands of pounds each day. Naturally, I can never switch off the need to know where every single penny I am responsible for goes.
Growing up, Rowell Luceña was the butt of neighbourhood jokes. He was bullied and ridiculed simply because he wore tattered clothes, walked around barefooted and had to peek into other people’s windows to watch TV.
During my trip to Africa on the Blood, Sweat & Compassion trip I had the opportunity to visit my sponsored child in Kenya. During our time of play she jumped into a miniature plastic car and indicated that she wanted to go much faster than her pedals allowed!
What does daily life look like for a teenage boy from Bangladesh?