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Emidio petting a white cat

Planting seeds in the dangerous neighbourhoods of Recife (Emidio’s Story)

Emidio’s neighbourhood, Santo Amaro, Recife, Brazil. Recife is a beautiful city in the Northeast of Brazil. The city is also known as the “Brazilian Venice” because of it’s winding rivers and scenic bridges. The Atlantic Ocean bathes the city’s beaches, where the temperature can sometimes be stifling; in excess of 40 degrees Celsius. However, hidden […]

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dessyneedles

Turning passion into possibilities

In many of our Child Development Programmes around the world, tailoring, dress making, weaving and  sewing are some of the many vocational skills available for young people to learn. We particularly see many young girls emerge from  of our programmes with ambitions to pursue these activities as careers. We believe that vocational training is one […]

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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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The Clarkes

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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Running for safe water

Meet Hannah McCall. Hannah is one of the six valiant competitors running for Compassion UK in this year’s London Marathon! Hannah first heard about Compassion a few years ago at a Superhero gig in Scotland and decided to sponsor Tania May from Thailand that night, she now sponsors four children with Compassion. Hannah popped into […]

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Charl-Gambill

Giving hope to a mother

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. Charlotte Gambill Motherhood. A […]

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What makes my day as a mother?

When I had my first child, I was fascinated by how she learnt so many new things every day. I was always looking out for the next milestone, the next achievement. So many special times: the first day my daughter read to me, seeing her dance, her first job, the birth of her daughter, seeing […]

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