Sports are pretty beloved here in the United States. But do you know that sports are popular in other countries?
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!
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.
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.
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?
We’re celebrating 5 years of blogging for Compassion with a trip to Uganda – where it all began. Want to join us?
Welcome to Ghana and welcome to the Calvary Bible Child Development Center!
One of our church partners in Thailand has “graduated” from Compassion’s support and now hosts a holistic child development program on their own.
In a fast changing Kenya, the Maasai are learning the importance education plays in the evolution of their tribe into modern society.
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.
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?
In Claire’s neighborhood, children grow up to become prostitutes and thieves. But Claire’s story is different.
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?
“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?”
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?
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the beautiful moms around the world!
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.
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.
Not every child may have the skills or desire to be in the Leadership Development Program, but they do have talents singing or dancing.
We all need prayer. Some days more than others. So what if today, on the National Day of Prayer, we pray for one another?
There are many things to notice in this picture, but perhaps what stands out are the things you wouldn’t normally notice.
Beginnings may not be glamorous, but most worthy causes start small. We fail to remember little choices and little seeds can grow into something massive. Trees are a prime example.
Diane Elliot, an author, professional photographer, and business administrator of Wauconda, Illinois, willingly takes on the title of mother to children who have never had their own.