20 years ago images of the Rwandan genocide horrified us. Today, there are new images to be seen in Rwanda.
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.
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
Because of the sacrifice made by her son, Jesus, mothers around the world can know hope.
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.
October 16 is World Food Day and this year’s theme is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.”
Kelsi spent the last year living and working in Nairobi, Kenya, and constantly fought guilt. She felt guilty for being “different.”
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.
In India, there are an estimated 15 million children serving as bonded laborers, many doing back-breaking work in rock quarries.
The key to ending poverty resides in the capacity of human beings—and their view of their own capacity—to facilitate positive change.
What are Complementary Interventions? How do Complementary Interventions help children living in the developing world?
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.
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’re holding a photo scavenger hunt for the rest of July, complete with prizes. So, get your camera (or phone) ready.
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.
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.
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.
God has made everything beautiful. And this is beauty as defined by God.
Esther and Marcos work at the Compassion office in Lima, Peru. They were both sponsored children. Angie has just recently been sponsored. The three of them taught Pastor Ken Burkey about the power of a letter.
Indian student Maggie nurses her father. She feeds him, dresses him and washes him. Not so long ago, her father systematically abused her.
Holistic. Body, mind, heart and spirit. It makes all the difference in the world.
Our long-term strategy to help rebuild Haiti embodies four key areas — equipping pastors, offering child protection to highly vulnerable children, creating income-generating programs, and reconstructing Compassion-assisted child development centers.
On Giving Tuesday you can change the life of a child. Give a gift that will have an eternal impact.