Developing Healthy Kids in the Developing World

There’s no one way to approach physical needs in the diverse landscape and communities in the developing world. Each child, family, community and environment faces different health challenges. That’s why our local church partners are empowered to address health and physical wellness the best way they see fit with health education curriculum and your and our support.

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How Is Easter Important to a Teen in Poverty?

We asked these four teens in Ghana about how they celebrate Easter and the importance of Jesus Christ in their lives. You’ll love their answers!

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Why Girls Are So Amazing

It’s International Women’s Day, a day to honor and celebrate the cultural, social, economic and political achievements of women. It’s a day to remind ourselves why girls are so amazing.

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30 Stunning Pictures of Bedrooms in the Developing World

The bedroom is the one place we can shut out the world and curl up for sweet slumber after a long day. It’s a safe haven … and it’s no different in the developing world.

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Hug it Out

On National Hug Day, these inspiring huggers will make your heart melt and motivate you to wrap your arms around someone to hug it out!

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The Making of a Role Model

“I remember the day my mother brought me to my aunt’s house in Addis. She cried so much when she said goodbye and left. For a long time, I always believed she would come back for me. But she never did,” says Sameson. That was the day Sameson lost his mother.

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When Is a Toy More Than Just a Toy?

Take a glimpse into the powerful and magical world of toys in the lives of children in poverty. For them, a toy is more than just a toy.

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Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2015

Through our Instagram photos, we strive to tell the stories of the children and families our programs serve. We not only want to share in their joys and hardships, but to celebrate their talents and personalities.

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How To Empower a Child

The framework of donor as hero and the poor as thankful charity cases can do long-term damage. It subtly whispers to a person in poverty, “The donors are special; they have the power. You’re poor and different from them.” This can create a mindset of dependency that says, “I can’t do it myself; I’m dependent on someone else to do things for me.”

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Inequality in Mexico

Inequality in Mexico has increased in the last decade, exposing a growing gap in between the poor and the rich. There is a hurting division in society marked by lack of income and educational opportunities.

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Foster Development, Not Dependence

Development is what Compassion is about. We don’t want to give a handout; we want to do the things that will truly help a child become a self-sustaining, responsible adult.

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