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Tale of Two : An Interview with Danielle Strickland

Danielle Strickland is a minister and officer with the Salvation Army. She recently relocated to Los Angeles to be Social Justice Secretary for the Salvation Army in the Western United States. We caught up with her to talk about her passionate hope for salvation, putting an end to Human Trafficking and witnessing the elimination of […]

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Find out how your sponsored child’s photo is taken!

We often receive questions about why sponsored children sometimes look a little stern or slightly worried in the photos you receive. We caught up with some of our project staff and sponsored children to give you a glimpse into how a photo-taking session at a Compassion project really works. An insight from our field staff […]

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It Takes a Village…

At Compassion we know that when a child gets sponsored it’s their mum who has the biggest smile. This year, we’re asking the church to Make a Mother’s Day. Not just their own mother, but a mother living in poverty, one who really needs someone to give her a little hand. We’ve asked some of […]

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A snapshot of Survival

Working for Compassion, I’m often blown away by the incredible stories which come in from the 750 Child Survival Programme Projects across the 26 countries we work in. These aren’t simply stories and images of cute babies in their first few months of life, but these are actual mothers and children who are alive and […]

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Lent with Compassion day 1 – the Great Commission

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations.” Matthew 28:18-19 Reflection by Lina Alarcon, Field Communications Specialist, Compassion Colombia As a Compassion sponsor you are fulfilling the Great Commission. I’d like to introduce you to Freddy Lizarazio. Freddy is a formerly sponsored child who is now the […]

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Will you stand alongside a mother in poverty?

Motherhood is perhaps one of the most important, responsible and challenging jobs going. Immensely rewarding, nothing can really prepare you for it– it’s something you learn as you go along. Mothers therefore thrive best when they have the love and support of friends and family. Without this support network, motherhood can be a lonely and […]

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Leading from the front

There is one person in an orchestra who never plays a single note during a performance. The conductor is the beating heart of the orchestra. They stand at the front leading, guiding and unifying the entire ensemble to produce a piece of breathtaking music. 22-year-old Juan Dominguez is enrolled in the Compassion Leadership Development Programme […]

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