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Sep 1 2013

What Makes Us Different?

what makes us different

What sets us apart from other child sponsorship organizations? We are church-based, child-focused and Christ-centered.

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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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Aug 25 2013

The Heart of Compassion

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The name “Compassion” describes our mission, our values and our ministry strategy. And, it describes a love in action — a love that fuels a heart of compassion for children around the world.

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grow tomatoes

The children at the Santa Lucía student center are learning some valuable life lessons from growing their own tomatoes.

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creativity in education

For us, education is as diverse as our children. From Taekwondo to bead making to surfing, our children do more than sit at a desk.

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child sponsorship research video

Over a period of two years, a team of researchers led by Dr. Bruce Wydick studied adults who were registered with the Compassion Child Sponsorship program from 1980-1992. What did the team discover?

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rescued letters

If you were forced to quickly leave your home of 17 years, what items would you grab first? For Maribel, she rescued the items most valuable to her — her sponsor’s letters.

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Aug 4 2013

Stories of Compassion

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Meet Compassion staff members, Christopher, Ela, James and Natalie. Their stories reflect the beauty of the One we serve in our stewardship, integrity, dignity and excellence.

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make a wish come true

Because Kaitlin was a child fighting a terminal disease, she was granted one special wish. But Kaitlin was no ordinary young woman and her one wish will allow the wishes of children around the world to come true for generations.

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child sponsorship infographic_FI

Today, thanks to the research of Dr. Bruce Wydick, professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, there is research data showing how and why child sponsorship works through our program. And the results are very exciting!

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Welcome to Ghana and welcome to the Calvary Bible Child Development Center!

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Jun 23 2013

What Does the Future Hold?

what does the future hold

In this special chapel interview, Executive Vice President, David Dahlin gives us the chance to get to know President-elect, Jimmy Mellado.

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Jun 18 2013

Nicaragua at a Glance

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Twice a year we take a team of bloggers to the developing world to learn about our ministry. This week the team is in Nicaragua. Take a glance at what the bloggers will witness firsthand.

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single fathers

From the Karen tribe, Somporn and his wife Sopak dreamed of having a big family. They planned to spend many sweet long years together, until they grew old. They did not imagine that “’till death do us part” would come so quickly.

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Magazines are fantastic. But, living in this digital age, more and more of us are opting for electronic versions of our favorite reads. And because we want to meet you where you ‘live,’ we created something special — the Compassion iPad magazine!

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KE901-0441 Odupoi Pose

In a fast changing Kenya, the Maasai are learning the importance education plays in the evolution of their tribe into modern society.

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Jun 2 2013

What Defines Success?

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Leadership Development Program students, Lois Nangudi and Abbel Joseph are recent graduates from Moody Bible Institute. In this chapel service Lois and Abbel share their personal stories and what they believe defines success.

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what do we value

Traits that we greatly value and strive to consistently demonstrate are integrity, excellence, stewardship and dignity. If you were to add a fifth trait to this list, what would it be?

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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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definition of beauty ecuador woman

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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