Shauna Pilgreen, in the hospital for an unknown illness, can only think of one thing — her sponsored child Sadaam.
No matter how bad Carmen feels physically, or how bad she’s doing economically, she diligently gets up every day to get her grandchildren ready for school, the child development center or the church.
While we want every child to attain the highest possible level of formal education, not all children are meant to be academicians. This is why our staff in Ghana expose children to extracurricular activities that often lead to income-generating ventures.
When people ask us what success looks like, we point to our children. Our children like Sandiele.
Blog Month 2013 starts September 1, and the goal is to get 3,160 children sponsored online by 11:59 p.m. MT on September 30.
The name “Compassion” describes our mission, our values and our ministry strategy. And, it describes a love in action — a love that fuels a heart of compassion for children around the world.
The children at the Santa Lucía student center are learning some valuable life lessons from growing their own tomatoes.
The people of Nebaj live in a beautiful place, but it is very far from the city, and many times their needs are forgotten. Needs such as clean drinking water.
For us, education is as diverse as our children. From Taekwondo to bead making to surfing, our children do more than sit at a desk.
I had heard that cry only twice in my life, but the sound is burned into my memory. This cry … this lament … pierced my soul. Instinctively, I understood an emotion so great, I knew no words existed to express it.
It was 2009. Atlanta. I was attending a very hip conference held in…
Born into a poor family of six children, Pradip is a Leadership Development Program student from one of East India’s rural villages. He has a heart to serve the poor.
At 12 years old, Edgar made a commitment to God and decided to give Him his future. Since that time, God has been accomplishing the purpose He set for Edgar.
Beginning today through June 30, 2014, if you are a member of the Compassion Bloggers Network and you participate in at least three blogging assignments you will be eligible for our rewards program.
Over a period of two years, a team of researchers led by Dr. Bruce Wydick studied adults who were registered with the Compassion Child Sponsorship program from 1980-1992. What did the team discover?
UPDATE: August 12, 2013 7:10 a.m. MT — WOW, that was quick!! Everything has been given away already and there’s nothing left. What a great response from you all. Thanks everyone for participating in Grab Bag Monday!
When I was growing up, there was this store we used to shop at called Pick ‘n…
Shortly after Luis’ parents separated, his moods often changed from happy to sad. His heart was hurt and in need of much love.
If you were forced to quickly leave your home of 17 years, what items would you grab first? For Maribel, she rescued the items most valuable to her — her sponsor’s letters.
Despite conventional wisdom, the accurate headline is that investments to fight abject global poverty are showing incredible returns. While that’s good news in itself, the subhead indicates that we have a new ally in doing good: independent, empirically tested outcomes for charitable work.
We desire to serve the neediest possible. Sometimes that means traveling to where buses and cars cannot easily go.
Sports are pretty beloved here in the United States. But do you know that sports are popular in other countries?
Meet Compassion staff members, Christopher, Ela, James and Natalie. Their stories reflect the beauty of the One we serve in our stewardship, integrity, dignity and excellence.
In 1993 Compassion’s ministry began in Ethiopia. This year, in celebration of 20 years of ministry our offices in Ethiopia are creating a special anniversary magazine and they’d like you to be a part of it!
In 2013, a global Compassion partner office was opened in Scandinavia. Compassion Scandinavia CEO Leif Ingvald Skaug shares his prayers and hopes for the future of Compassion in Scandinavia.