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“What can we do against the power of nature?”

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 […]

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Special Goats and World Food Day!

Compassion and churches across Kenya are establishing demonstration farms and introducing a special breed of goat to help communities. Kenya has experienced the worst drought for more than 60 years. The millions of people who make a living from farming have been worst impacted, with many becoming more and more dependent on food aid. Amongst […]

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Day of the Girl 2012

The Maasai tribe is one of the most recognisable tribes in the world, but many of the cultural practices carried out by the group continue to limit the development of young girls, and even endanger their lives. Through the local churches in Kenya, Compassion is challenging many of these damaging traditions and is offering young girls from […]

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Walking in Faith

Jairo Jose Pena Rodriguez, 17, is much like any other young man. He is in the Compassion program in the town of Dajabon at the border with Haiti. His story is one of faith, courage and searching. (more…)

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Christmas Necessities

I know it’s only October, but Compassion has already begun its Christmas Campaign! The Christmas Gift Fund allows each project to have a Christmas party, and ensures that each child at the project receives a gift. (more…)

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Christmas Necessities

I know it’s only October, but Compassion has already begun its Christmas Campaign! The Christmas Gift Fund allows each project to have a Christmas party, and ensures that each child at the project receives a gift. (more…)

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Run Emilda!

I have been really inspired by the Paralympics. Some of the background stories of these incredible athletes are testimonies of amazing courage and willpower. It’s possible to make comparisons to the children we serve who are born into poverty and struggle to break free from the chains that hold them down. Emilda’s story is no exception… (more…)

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Compassion’s Leadership Principles

Famous American basketball player, Bill Bradley once said, “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” At Compassion we take this very seriously and at all levels, from the fundraising offices to the project staff in the field. (more…)

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