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rwandan genocide survivor

At the time of the Rwandan genocide in 1994, Gary Haugen, a senior trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, was given an assignment to serve as the Officer in Charge of the U.N.’s genocide investigation in Rwanda. 
He had seen a lot of injustice in the past, working to combat human rights abuses around the…

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the locust effect

The locusts of everyday violence have been allowed to swarm unabated in the developing world. And they are laying waste to the hope of the poor. – Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros

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Nov 7 2013

A Legacy of Generosity

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“If God gives a testimony, it is for His glory. I share my story so others will see God in it.” ~ Priya Juliet, Director of Administration for International Justice Mission in Chennai, India

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Aug 2 2013

Launch of Compassion Scandinavia

Compassion Scandinavia Leadership

In 2013, a global Compassion partner office was opened in Scandinavia. Compassion Scandinavia CEO Leif Ingvald Skaug shares his prayers and hopes for the future of Compassion in Scandinavia.

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Feb 2 2013

Overwhelmed in Indonesia

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These beautiful children living in extreme poverty are being shown love that they never dreamed could be true for them.

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Feb 1 2013

You Can Change the World

you can change the world

Hope in Jesus is the life blood of changing our world and it has to begin with us.

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Jul 17 2012

Why I Do Something Good

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Life went from very easy to incredibly hard for I Won’t Watch founder E. J. Swanson. He has known what it’s like to live with and to live without.

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ej-swanson-and-milvia

When EJ Swanson stood in his sponsored child’s tiny, nearly un-liveable house with walls leaning sideways, spiders in the rafters and a muddy floor, it hit him: “Sooner or later, we have to stop watching, and do something!”

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living-water-project

Tomorrow is World Water Day! Today is World Puppetry Day, and yesterday was World House Sparrow Day — do these days mean anything?

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church-partner-haiti

Partnering between the resource-rich part of the Church and the resource-poor part of the Church is not something particularly new or noble. It is just what we should do. It is simply what Paul asked the early Church to do.

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adversity

In the midst of post election violence in Kenya one entire church was burned down. We lost all of our paperwork and child documentation — nothing was left.

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what is partnership

Partnership is at the center of what we do at Compassion — we not only partner with you, our sponsors and donors, but also with the local church around the world. So it’s worth understanding what we mean by partnership and how we do it.

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the wally show

The Wally Show met a woman named Ko who was a sponsored child and now works for our ministry. Ko still has the picture of her sponsors from 30 years ago on her desk.

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compassion canada

When it comes to sponsorship, there are a couple of ways in which Compassion Canada and Compassion USA are different, and several ways that we are the same.

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Virtual Communication

The implementation of virtual conferences and online training modules in El Salvador has allowed our staff to move one step forward in how they communicate with one another.

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creation-care-farming

With lower levels of resource use and a much shorter history of using them, the developing world’s impact on the environment is much less than its developed counterparts; yet it bears a much higher price for damage done.

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One-Step-Forward-IO

Our staff and church partners in Indonesia benefit from the collaborative effort between Partnership Facilitators (PFs), Sponsor Donor Services (SDS) and Training Specialists. By working together in unity, we help one another succeed in our individual roles.

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grain

The legacy of the 1980s lives on, for better or worse. The most disturbing aspect of this is the horrifying stories of African mothers walking for days through the desert to beg a handful of grain; of tinder-dry crops and emaciated cattle shrivelling under a merciless sun; of children dying for want of food as…

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Computer-Literacy-in-Ghana

Bringing technology to the town of Kpone through the Bethel Presby Child Development Center has brought much excitement. This community is taking one step forward out of poverty by learning the technology that is so prevalent in today’s world.

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ME-close-up-boy

As we have grown, so has the need for local churches to play a larger role in helping their communities take steps forward out of poverty. One example is the local church in the Valley of Toluca, Mexico.

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Pastors-Conference

When a pastor begins serving a church, he is open-hearted and willing to serve. Then a realization occurs; ministry requires much more than willingness and open-heartedness.

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Gannon-Boys

I have struggled with trying to figure out how to use the gifts God has given me to do the work God wants me to do, which is is how the seed of making a difference was planted for me and has now sprouted into a company: ResQrags.

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PastorPeter

Pastoring in Uganda is a big call that God puts on one’s life. It’s a tough calling because many of our churches have quite a number of challenges.

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WALogo_400

Meet Kristi Hayes and her sponsored child, Noe Abraham. After meeting Noe, Kristi founded wiseabe, a company which makes handbags from recycled coffee bags. Proceeds from each bag purchased benefit our Leadership Development Program. This is the story of their meeting.

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Feb 24 2011

A New Way of Doing Mission?

c2c

Our Church to Church (C2C) program focuses on building long-term relationships between well-resourced churches in the U.S. and our partner churches in the field. C2C is now active in nine of the 26 countries where we work.

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