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.
Universal Children’s Day is a day we can celebrate the very ones we serve — children!
The monster of poverty will not consume all. God’s mercies shield; His compassion protects. And it is compassion that drives us to act.
The people who suffer the most from extreme poverty are children. These children are the reason why we need to speak up for those who are unable to speak for themselves.
UNICEF recently announced that the number of children dying from preventable diseases around the world has dropped dramatically. But there’s more hay to haul.
Real heroes aren’t always known for their physical strength. In many cases, they are people who, instead of power, possess a visible weakness but inspire us because of the courage they demonstrate in the midst of their vulnerability.
A river is a source of power. It provides irrigation. It flows. Sometimes, it overflows. It can be destructive. It’s a mode of transportation. It’s a place where we can become clean, and a place of refreshment and relaxation. The river of God is full of water.
He came and sat across from where the drunken man was lying, on the berth right in front of her. He mumbled something about taking care of her, and he just sat there and watched the drunken man until her stop came.
Difficulty is the very atmosphere of miracles. Actually, difficulty is a miracle in its first stage. If it’s to be a great miracle, the condition is not just difficulty, it’s impossibility.