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become a sponsor dashboard featured

Watch the impact of of child sponsorship on global poverty grow every day! The Sponsored Children Live Feed was unveiled last month on Compassion.com. The Live Feed begins with a blank page each day that updates in real-time with the pictures of children who have just been sponsored online.

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team constellation group

Last year, you had a chance to meet Team Constellation, our Philippines based contact center made up of adult graduates of our sponsorship program. Now it’s time to dive a deeper into why and how this special team exists at Compassion.

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make a difference mark

Ever feel that your sponsorship doesn’t matter? That your letters don’t make a difference? That you don’t make a difference?

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kids being kids indonesia

The best thing about working with kids around the world? No matter what country they are from, they LOVE to have fun. Here are 14 of our favorite pictures of kids being kids from the countries in which we work.

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May 13 2014

Jesus Loves Me

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The sound of children singing praise to Jesus has to be one of the most beautiful sounds. The joy that comes from a relationship with Jesus shows when the children sing.

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May 5 2014

“I’m Not Broke”

im not broke

The lies of poverty tell a child that they are broke, unfixable and hopeless. But then there is Jesus. And Jesus tells a very different story.

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rwandan-genocide-survivors

20 years ago images of the Rwandan genocide horrified us. Today, there are new images to be seen in Rwanda.

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Feb 5 2014

They Have Dreams Too

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Somewhere, a young man in extreme poverty gets a sparkle in his eye when he thinks of computers. And when he walks the dirt roads of his town, he imagines the words he will write to his sponsor.

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the locust effect

The locusts of everyday violence have been allowed to swarm unabated in the developing world. And they are laying waste to the hope of the poor. – Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros

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Nov 11 2013

Anxious for Heaven

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Because of the sacrifice made by her son, Jesus, mothers around the world can know hope.

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one meal one day child eating

We’re holding a photo scavenger hunt leading up to our One Meal One Day campaign on Nov. 6, complete with prizes. So, get your camera (or phone) ready.

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world food day 2013

October 16 is World Food Day and this year’s theme is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.”

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kelsi williamson post

Kelsi spent the last year living and working in Nairobi, Kenya, and constantly fought guilt. She felt guilty for being “different.”

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City Scenes Tegucigalpa area

As we enter the home stretch of Blog Month, you may be feeling a little low on creativity and words. Let this little exercise help get those creative juices flowing.

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Soundaryas story

In India, there are an estimated 15 million children serving as bonded laborers, many doing back-breaking work in rock quarries.

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ending poverty boy wearing a swimming mask

The key to ending poverty resides in the capacity of human beings—and their view of their own capacity—to facilitate positive change.

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Complementary Interventions featured image

What are Complementary Interventions? How do Complementary Interventions help children living in the developing world?

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what does success look like

When people ask us what success looks like, we point to our children. Our children like Sandiele.

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blog month featured image

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.

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doing good

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.

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photo scavenger hunt soccer

We’re holding a photo scavenger hunt for the rest of July, complete with prizes. So, get your camera (or phone) ready.

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s_martin el salvador visit

Despite the hurt and past experiences, Veronica has hope that her daughters’ futures will be different. Our ministry is fueling that hope through the local church and child development center where they are registered.

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unsponsored children_FI

When someone stops sponsoring a child, the Unsponsored Children’s fund fills the gap so that children can continue to receive support until a new sponsor is found. For 9-year-old Happy, this fund helped save her life.

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cherish family B

From why sponsorship benefits a family living in the developing world, to an entire family embracing their sponsored child, the value of family is a theme you will often see woven into the stories we share. We took the liberty of choosing some of our best family related blog posts for you.

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definition of beauty ecuador woman

God has made everything beautiful. And this is beauty as defined by God.

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