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child sponsorship progam graduate

Jhon graduated from the Child Sponsorship Program in 2007. He set the goal to study because, in spite of not getting into the Leadership Development Program and not having financial resources, he knew God would find a way to fulfill his dream.

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child sponsorship program graduate

Francisco Perez remains thankful and practices everything he learned in our Child Sponsorship Program, even decades after graduating.

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Dec 27 2013

Healthy Smiles

healthy smiles

Smiles transcend time and place. We would know, we get to see a lot of them.

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Dec 25 2013

Merry Christmas!

nativity

On this day we hope you feel the presence of our Savior as we celebrate His grand love and His perfect will to move us closer to Himself.
“Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which translated means, “God with us.”
– Matthew…

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christmas in tanzania santa

Christmas is the season to visit relatives far and close. As for Christians, many tie marriage knots around Christmas. Other church events, such as public declarations of Christian faith, also called confirmations or first communions, take place around Christmas.

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Three young girls hold up the sports uniform they have just received

Comedienne Chonda Pierce uses humor and her personal testimony in this special Christmas chapel message.

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“When nights are cold and dawns much colder,” says 14-year-old Ozias, “When there is freezing wind, when our skin cracks and always looks dirty, when our mothers insist that we use lip balm, and when we do not have to wake up early for school, then we know it’s Christmas season!”

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christmas in ghana meal

In Ghana, Christmas is a special occasion for both Christians and non-Christians, with celebrations revolving around large family gatherings and feasts

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Dec 19 2013

We Broke the Bed

gladys and family

We went, seven Compassion sponsors, flush with excitement, filled with the desire to help, hearts ready to connect. We went to Gladys’ modest home to learn about her world. We went with the best of intentions. And then we broke her bed.

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cognitive development classroom

One of the objectives of our Child Sponsorship Program is to help children become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults. To do this, our holistic development strategy includes four domains: physical, socio-emotional, cognitive and spiritual.

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the-perfect-christmas-gift-featured

What if, instead of giving gifts that break, expire or get used up, you gave a gift that lasts forever?

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spiritual development shared bible

One of the objectives of our Child Sponsorship Program is to help children become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults. To do this, our holistic development strategy includes four domains: physical, socio-emotional, cognitive and spiritual.

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Dec 10 2013

Live Compassion

HAITI IT WORKS

In this chapel message, Scott Todd, Senior Vice President of Global Advocacy, uses his personal Compassion story to summarize what it means to live Compassion and remain fully engaged in our ministry.

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love for children mexico

This month, the Second Friday Letter Writing theme is love (and Valentine’s Day). We would love for you to join us in finding some great items to send to our sponsored children.

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Dawn Williams, Compassion’s Vice President of Finance, talks about the stability and growth God has blessed us with this past year.

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Dec 5 2013

Give a Gift in Jesus’ Name

compassion-gift-catalog

This Christmas, what if, instead of giving gifts that break, expire or get used up, you gave a gift that will last forever?

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one word became flesh

Prayerfully choosing one word that embodies the promise of the upcoming year is a discipline we’ve shared with you for many years. This practice of asking God for His yearly theme in our lives endows us with strength in the tough times. It renews the spirit and imbues us with purpose.

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team-constellation-first-call

When you dial our customer service phone number, you have a good chance of being connected with a member of Team Constellation, which is based in the Philippines. Each of the members of Team Constellation are adult graduates of our sponsorship program.

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world aids day 2013

World AIDS Day is a day to focus attention on HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care and to measure the world’s progress on “Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths”.

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