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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“This Time, a Vicious Cycle is a Good Thing…”

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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How Different (and Similar) are Compassion Canada and Compassion USA?

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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One Step Forward: 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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How Do We Teach Creation Care to Combat Environmental Poverty?

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: Working as a Team

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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Isn’t 30 Years Enough to Learn How to Prevent Catastrophes Like the East African Drought?

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 the world looks on through their big screen TVs

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One Step Forward: 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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One Step Forward: Nutrition for a Malnourished Generation

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 in Uganda: Is Willingness to Serve Enough?

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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10 Ways T-shirts Make the World a Better Place

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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