Fish and Eggs: Weapons Against the Global Food Crisis

A new day begins in the city of Siguatepeque, Honduras, and with it a routine process caarried out by two girls at a child development center egg farm. They change the chickens’ water and pick up the eggs. “Hey, here is another one,” says Keila […]

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Global Food Crisis: Hope in the Midst of Turmoil

After a two-hour bus trip through chaotic traffic, I arrive at a child development center located in the northwestern part of Lima City. The center is in a quiet place far from the noisy avenues, although the homes of squatters surround the church […]

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Missing Out

I am missing out on so much. Every day, I am bombarded with thousands of images of what I don’t have. If only I looked like this famous person or wore those shoes or had that latest tech gizmo, I would be worthwhile. In our culture of consumerism, […]

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What is Poverty?

What is poverty? Our President, Wess Stafford, defines poverty and describes our solution for releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name. You can also view this video as What is Poverty? on YouTube. UPDATED: Nov. 18, 2011 – We also […]

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Courageous Leadership

Our ministry takes place in some of the toughest, grittiest places on the planet, but we face these hard realities with an adventuresome spirit. In the midst of this chaotic world, we do not waiver and we do not blink, as we pursue our single-minded […]

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Our 1 Millionth Child

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In Jesus’ Name

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A Young Activist

The problems of the Filipino youth are real – delinquency, early pregnancy, drug addiction, prostitution and gangs. In the crammed squatter community of Escopa in metropolitan Manila, these social ills are a way of life. Kenh is one of the young people […]

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One Million Children Sponsored

I am overwhelmed with gratitude as I write this. Today, as we do every day, we have the privilege of acting as a bridge between caring sponsors and children in need. However, this particular day we have a sponsorship that is very special in that it […]

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Child Sponsorship Releases Generations From Poverty

People often ask me what my favorite part of my job is. For me, the answer is easy: the people I get to meet and know around the world. There are people working for Compassion with such heart and passion and such incredible stories of their own. Henry […]

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Write to a Child

What is a child correspondent and why is letter writing so important that correspondents are necessary? Isn’t financial support enough?

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Alexander Needs Heart Surgery

Have you ever heard of Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)? Apparently, it’s a congenital heart defect. If you have a defect in your interatrial septum, the tissue that divides the right side of your heart from the left side, your blood can get confused. And […]

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