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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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olive

Recently we asked Olive Aneno about her career as a social worker. Why did she choose a career in social work? And, what are the differences she sees in the children of Uganda and the children she works with in the U.S.

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child packets

I had heard that cry only twice in my life, but the sound is burned into my memory. This cry … this lament … pierced my soul. Instinctively, I understood an emotion so great, I knew no words existed to express it.
It was 2009. Atlanta. I was attending a very hip conference held in…

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Beginning today through June 30, 2014, if you are a member of the Compassion Bloggers Network and you participate in at least three blogging assignments you will be eligible for our rewards program.

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grab bags

 UPDATE: August 12, 2013 7:10 a.m. MT — WOW, that was quick!! Everything has been given away already and there’s nothing left. What a great response from you all. Thanks everyone for participating in Grab Bag Monday!

When I was growing up, there was this store we used to shop at called Pick ‘n…

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SAWADOGO Abdoul Kader playing soccer

Sports are pretty beloved here in the United States. But do you know that sports are popular in other countries?

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smiling children_ET

In 1993 Compassion’s ministry began in Ethiopia. This year, in celebration of 20 years of ministry our offices in Ethiopia are creating a special anniversary magazine and they’d like you to be a part of it!

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The importance of nutrition is clear: Proper nutrition means better health, the ability for children to concentrate and learn in school, and the needed energy for people to work and earn an income.

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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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reynolds family

Do you have a favorite season? Most of us do and we all have great reasons why that particular season is our favorite. Have you asked your sponsored child what his or her favorite season is?

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travel to uganda_FI

We’re celebrating 5 years of blogging for Compassion with a trip to Uganda – where it all began. Want to join us?

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GH801

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

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Sangkalerk Church group photo

One of our church partners in Thailand has “graduated” from Compassion’s support and now hosts a holistic child development program on their own.

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We have an incredible lineup of bloggers traveling to Nicaragua. Their posts are sure to stir and challenge us all. We also have a little contest.

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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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fathers day pin

This Father’s Day spend a little extra time in your letters reminding your sponsored children about their Heavenly Father who loves them and cares for them each and every day.

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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?

what we do

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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Sponsored child in Kenya laughing

“A child in Indonesia wanted to know if people in Canada had hair on their feet to protect them from the cold.” Another child asked, “Is math the same in every country?”

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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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Angela from the Dominican Republic

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the beautiful moms around the world!

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Pinterest is a wonderful place for us to connect as sponsors and share letter writing ideas. Building on the online letter writing event that Compassion has on the second Friday of every month, we’ve created a new Pinterest board for letter writing and you are welcome to join us as a contributor.

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mom and daughter in india

Those are the mothers who, on this Mother’s Day in America, we want to remember and honor and write about. We want to remember those mothers who labor from dusk to dawn and work to put food on their table and pray that their children are safe.

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