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In Claire’s neighborhood, children grow up to become prostitutes and thieves. But Claire’s story is different.

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May 22 2013

What Do We Do?

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What do we do? The short answer is, we release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. But, how else do we explain what we do?

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May 19 2013

How Do We Focus on Children?

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Staff members, Kurt Birky, Emily Sarmiento, and Bob Cleary, spend some time sharing the “Child Focused” perspective of our ministry.

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how are we different

Our ministry is Christ-centered, child-focused and church-based. But what does this really mean and how are we set apart, or different, from other child development organizations?

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

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Angela from the Dominican Republic

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the beautiful moms around the world!

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There are 2 million moms in the world. How can we help mothers around the world who live in extreme poverty?

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May 5 2013

Why Do We Exist?

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Many people have asked the question, “Why do we exist?” When asked to explore this question as it pertains to our ministry, Sidney Muisyo, VP of our Africa Region tells us that Christ must be the model of all we do.

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May 3 2013

He Go Go

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Not every child may have the skills or desire to be in the Leadership Development Program, but they do have talents singing or dancing.

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Apr 25 2013

Malaria Bites! Bite Back.

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What does malaria feel like? If malaria goes untreated, what can it lead to?

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Apr 21 2013

Divine Intersections

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Ministry Chaplain, Mike Hare shares stories of how circumstances we never would have chosen lead us closer to Jesus.

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Ben was raised in the slums of Korogocho — or the ‘city of trash’ in Nairobi, Kenya. Ben often wondered if he would be another statistic — one who died from drug addiction or disease.

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prove it

What is proof of a changed life? Does it include an education or a relationship with Jesus? What does a changed life look like to you?

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samuel orlando

After his father’s death Samuel found himself on the streets at 5 years old. He felt abandoned and thought his fate was to become a drug addict or a thief.

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Apr 6 2013

Honoring Rebecca St. James

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Rebecca St. James is moving into a new season of life and we want to honor her and her artist’s heart. So on behalf of our ministry and 32,197 sponsored children, thank you Rebecca, we are eternally grateful for you.

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jey mbiro

At the age of 9, Jey was sent to prison for stealing a purse. It was from there he prayed, “God if you exist, please take me out of this prison. I don’t want to live this life any more. And when you get me out of prison, get me out of poverty.”

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olive

When The Lord’s Resistance Army came into Olive’s town in Uganda, her family was forced to flee from their home. However, things dramatically changed when she was enrolled in our program.

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Gertrude* has epilepsy. Her family initially rejoiced when she was born, but that soon changed. Three months after her birth, Gertrude started having epileptic seizures.

When her family realized her condition, they abandoned her and her mother because in their village, epilepsy is considered a curse.
In Adaboukope, Togo, where they live, nearly 80 percent of the…

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Mar 22 2013

A Cup of Cold Water

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No one can survive without water. What is our solution?

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Mar 21 2013

World Water Day 2013

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Water is essential to life but can also be very dangerous. It is something we need for survival but can be the cause of so many problems.

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After a three year process and much prayer, our President and CEO Wess Stafford is passing the baton of ministry leadership to Jim Mellado. For 20 years, Jim served as president of the Willow Creek Association and will become the fifth president in our 61-year history.

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Poverty does not just bring hunger or ill-health. Poverty robs children of their joy and takes away their opportunities and hopes for the future.

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When Joe Castillo went to Colombia to visit his sponsored child, he did not expect to attend a wedding, much less perform the ceremony.

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Compassion Sunday is as annual event created to draw attention to the needs of the world’s poorest children. Compassion Sunday presenters are men and women just like you who share the story of Compassion with their church on behalf of children living in poverty.

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Feb 24 2013

What is Forgiveness?

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Once a victim of horrendous sexual, physical and emotional abuse, Sylane Mack shares with passion, vulnerability and even with humor, about the unfailing love of Jesus that has completely, outrageously transformed her into living freely as “more than a conqueror.”

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