How Do You Fight Human Trafficking?

Daniela didn’t think she would ever be released by her kidnappers. But thanks to the actions of one church, an entire town rose up to fight human trafficking in their community.

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Conversations with Alumni: Proof That’s Real [VIDEO]

I know you’ve thought it. I’ve thought it. If we’re being honest, we’ve ALL thought it… Is this child real? Does this whole sponsorship thing really work? Where is my money really going? When you walk into a Compassion program at any of our […]

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I Am One Life

I am one life. I am not a well-known community figure. But through the Release3 challenge, I was the link between waiting children in poverty and their new sponsors.

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Conversations with Alumni: What’s for Dinner? [VIDEO]

“What’s for dinner?” It was the first question that popped out of your mouth when you got home from school as a kid. You secretly hoped for something different than last night and if you were lucky….you got your favorite meal! Although my […]

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Nothing But Trust

Why should you trust Compassion International with the child you sponsor? Summer Intern Julie Willian shares her journey of first-time sponsorship.

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Conversations with Alumni: What if I Don’t Write My Sponsored Child? [VIDEO]

Here on the blog, we’ve talked a lot about the importance of letter writing and how much your words have power in the life of the child or teen you sponsor. And we’ve talked about how, sometimes, it’s the absence of words that has power too… leaving […]

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5 Awesome Apps to Help Your Letter Writing

Writing the child you sponsor from the Compassion app just got easier and more fun with these awesome apps!

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Conversations with Alumni: What Not To Wear [VIDEO]

These alumni didn’t have to worry about what not to wear when they were in the Compassion program. Listen in on their favorite memories about the clothes from their childhood.

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Compassion Prepares for the Children of North Korea

What would child development look like in North Korea? 1,100 church leaders from 163 churches met in South Korea at the recent Compassion North Korea Ministry Summit to begin to answer this question.

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Conversations with Alumni: The Fan Factor [VIDEO]

In extreme poverty, the basic human longing to be loved is often trumped by the need to survive. Enter the local Compassion program staff.

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Poverty Tourism vs. Pilgrimage

In its worst expression, poverty tourism is not just the exploitation of one group — the poor — it is the exploitation of two groups, those visited and those visiting.

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