Archives for: January, 2014 (subscribe)
laundry

This slum is what nightmares are made of. Filled with what gifts are made of.

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Poverty is a strong force. And it’s lies cripple.

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Edmon 3

Sponsorship isn’t just for women.

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Lira Day One

Freedom came for Grace when soldiers from the government raided the Lord’s Resistance Army camp where she and her mother were being held. After this, for seven years, they moved frequently, looking for a place to live.

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children 2008 uganda blog trip

It’s our five-year anniversary of Compassion Blog Trips. It all started in Uganda. Did you know that you’re the reason we get to celebrate five years?

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Jan 26 2014

Compassion Alumni Chapel

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In this chapel message, three of our Alumni share how Compassion improved their lives and how God is using them to bless their communities now.

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UG-Blog-FI

A team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Uganda from January 27 through January 31, 2014 marking our fifth year of blogging for children in poverty.

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How can we take photographs of people that treat them with dignity? Here are five ways in which our photographers strive to take great photos of kids.

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Jan 21 2014

The Love of Literacy

literacy class in bolivia

When a church in Bolivia discovered many of the mothers enrolled its Child Survival Program couldn’t read or write the official language of the country, it acted. This is what the church did.

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bride abduction munk

There was quietness in the wind as Munk recounted her story of pain, betrayal and abandonment. She lifted up her hands, tanned and sun-beaten, to wipe away tears from her eyes.

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Child sponsorship is about participation. Sponsoring a child is an exciting, humbling, invested experience that really is changing the world — one life at a time. #SponsorChange

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child marriage sushama

The thirteenth year of a girl’s life should be a sweet time. It’s certainly not the time to get married and have babies.

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Jan 12 2014

TCPT Prayer Chapel

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In the first chapel of the new year, we focus on an extended time of prayer for the Transforming Core Processes with Technology (TCPT) project that will help us minister to our children and sponsors more efficiently in the future.

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Human-trafficking-infographic-featured-image

Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. By learning the facts about this terrible crime against humanity, you can be the change for exploited children around the world.

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Paper-Star-Garland

Feeling low on creativity about what larger mail pieces to send? Here are some really cute ideas for things you can send your sponsored child.

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sample letters

For sponsors who know the importance of letters but aren’t good with words, all the encouragement to write can bring on the guilt. Feel guilty no more – here is a solution for you!

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children playing in snow

As much as I dislike winter, I love snowflakes. You see, no two snowflakes are alike. Just as God created each one of us as unique individuals, he also created each one of our sponsored children to be unique individuals.

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letter-writing-bolivia

Questions about letter writing are the most common ones I hear in the contact center. Many sponsors call or write us because they are frustrated with the quality of the letters they receive from their sponsored children.

A few days ago, I spoke with Judy because she was upset that her sponsored child, Carlos, doesn’t…

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Jan 1 2014

Happy New Year!

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As you reflect back upon the blessings and trials of the past year and pray about what the Lord has in store for you in 2014, we want to thank you so much for your commitment to children in poverty.

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