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.
We gave several children in Burkina Faso disposable or digital cameras and asked them to take photos of their lives. Looking at these photos, what do you think matters most to the children who took them?
One billion children world-wide lack basic needs such as food, shelter and clean water. Please share today, World Poverty Day, how blessed we are and how great the need is.
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Fatao’s story is one of a shy boy who used to spend most of his time away from other children because of the heart disease he suffered from. Today he is fully active and uses every single minute of the day doing things he could not do for many years.
When taking a step of faith, are your goals God-centered and do you have pure motives? Kurt Birky, our Global Brand Development Director uses the Book of Nehemiah to shed light on this question and more.
Eugene, one of our staff members in Kenya shares the three main reasons why slums develop in Kenya.
From Cristo Rey de Gloria Student Center (GU-970) in Guatemala. Shaun Groves takes you on a two-minute tour of the child development center and shows you what it looks and sounds like when the children are there.
What should our theme song be? What about, “Jesus Loves the Little Children?”
Why do we bother stepping out in faith at all? One simple, yet important reason, because we love God our Father.
Wess Stafford and all of us here at the ministry were excited to welcome back former Compassion President, Wally Erickson and his wife Mary. Wally and Mary took us down memory lane and their stories will make you laugh and maybe even cry.
What’s your life verse and why is it meaningful to you?
Jeyson is a 15-year-old living in Ecuador. He’d like to share what a day in his life looks like.
Edouard Lassegue, Vice President of our Latin American and Caribbean Region explores the issue of faith through the life of Joshua. Joshua’s life tells us that experience cannot replace faith.
Wess Stafford knew he was called to be the bridge between two worlds who need each other. In this webcast, Wess calls himself, “one focused dude” and continues to give everything to his calling to release children from poverty.
A few of our Leadership Development Program graduates share about how God has been working in their lives.
If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do you trust God enough to face your greatest fear? If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do we trust God enough to face our greatest fear?
What are the hopes and dreams mothers in the developing world have for their children?
Are the needs of a man driving a Lexus the same as a man living across the globe who will never own a car? How about the needs of a family who can’t afford bread? How do their needs compare with broken families who eat in separate houses?
When everything else in life is swirling out of control, one Bible verse, or a life verse, can keep you centered. Willow Creek Senior Pastor Bill Hybels shares his life verse with us — 1 Corinthians 15:58 — and how it has kept him centered on Christ for more than 30 years.
African children face a myriad of challenges as they grow up. But what is also true about African children is: they love, play, learn, hope, dream, pray — they live!
Neldi lost his leg in a motorcycle accident. Sejin became Neldi’s sponsor and “just so happened” to have an extra leg to give Neldi.
Scripture says that God has not given us a spirit of fear, yet we all fear things that are beyond our control. Who told us to be afraid and what role does faith play in helping us overcome these fears?
Junior was 5 years old when he joined Compassion’s program. Now 17, he faces many pressures and dangers within his community of Portoviejo, Ecuador.