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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?

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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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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 billion 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

Mike Hare

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

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ben mwangi_a life changed

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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