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Become a Compassion Explorer today!

Attention all children, parents, grandparents, teachers, children’s workers and big kids! Compassion Explorers is here, do your family have what it takes to explore the world with Compassion? We are now able to Skype someone on the other side of the world, eat fruit grown on a different continent and have the ability to eat […]

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Your sponsored child’s education

By Sonya Hursey It’s no secret that access to education plays a vital role in releasing children from poverty and that’s why it’s a key component of our child development model. It’s important to point out though that the church-based projects themselves aren’t schools. Your sponsorship helps provide the school fees, uniforms and educational materials […]

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Today is International Literacy Day

It’s easy to take the ability to read and write for granted. Illiteracy is however one of the major contributors to poverty, with the vast majority of those unable to read or write living in the developing world.  According to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) globally 774 million adults lack basic […]

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When you educate a girl, you educate a nation

Educate a girl, educate a nation

I was a teacher for nearly 20 years and lost count of the number of times that I heard kids say, ‘I hate school!’ or ‘Why do I have to do this?’ I learned not to react visibly to it, but the truth is, the statement frustrated me. Every time. In this country, and in […]

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Education matters

Education matters – it’s a fact! In developing countries, every additional year of education can increase a person’s future income by an average of 10 per cent.* This is why it’s so exciting that Compassion cares for every area of a child’s life including their education. Through sponsorship donations, children are given the equipment, uniforms […]

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In my own words: Radhika

My name is Radhika. My father abandoned me when I was a year old. My mother got married a second time and since then she has never bothered about me at all. My second dad won’t accept another man’s child as his child. All this upsets me very much. (more…)

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