Emanuel Barekayaho sat on a dusty floor intently flicking through the pages of his Good News Bible. As he looked up, he gradually realised that every eye in the room was intently focused on him.
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.
Christmas in Compassion projects is a special time full of merry gathering, games and shows put on by children who have been rehearsing for months. A highlight of the day is the delicious festive meal provided to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Check out some of the recipes below!
Before eight-year-old Gifty joined Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Program in Ghana, Christmas had been nothing special.
Like many children in poverty, Giow comes from a broken family. Nine-year-old Giow has to support her mother, who cannot perform any physical labour due to post-stroke fatigue. Every evening after school, Giow walks to her aunt’s restaurant to work until late in the evening in order to provide a source of income for her […]
Want to know what life is like in a Compassion project? Watch this video and get a taste!
Content by Vera Mensah-Bediako There could not have been a better time for Compassion International Ghana to come to Basof Ningo. As one family learned, God’s timing is perfect.
How do you summarise 1264 miles and 13 days into a couple of paragraphs? Well that’s what the Gundry family intend to do.
I was recently asked, “What is your favourite country you’ve visited”, and without even thinking about it, my response was Rwanda.
It was the afternoon of a typical day in San Martin, an urban town east of Mexico City. It had been raining all day and the families in the community of Salidaridad were involved in their regular activities. Suddenly the neighbors started yelling, “The river! The river is growing!” Angela and many other mothers came […]