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Conversations with Alumni Future

They were selected for our program when they were young, they were sponsored, they successfully graduated…and now, they are fulfilled and responsible adults. Watch this candid conversation with a few alumni as they reflect on their shared experiences growing up around the world.

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Summer Volunteering Creation Tents

Compassion volunteers band together in community to talk to potential sponsors, listen to stories, and share their hearts. It’s truly a family experience.

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Day of the African Child Help From Our Friends

For the International Day of the African Child, take a photo journey into what African childhood can look like. One filled with the beauty of simplicity.

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Jun 12 2015

Growing Up Too Fast

Growing Up

As a mom of two children, I have tried to encourage my kids to explore their dreams and provide them with opportunities to learn about a variety of occupations. Helping them to choose something they can be successful at with the talents God has given them. But not all children get these opportunities.

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Sanitation

When providing clean water to communities in Africa, the conversation can’t stop there. Sanitation education is crucial to sustainable health care.

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For King and Country

On Friday, May 22, Grammy-award winners For King and Country wrapped up their “You Matter” tour in Nashville, TN at the Ryman Auditorium. Here are some of the best of the best pics from the night.

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Financial Independence Money

Gladys is the single mother of five children from two marriages. Both of her husbands passed away and she has single-handedly toiled to take care of her children. She tried selling all kinds of things, from secondhand clothing and dishes to vegetables and fried doughnuts. Even though two of her children, Paulina and Michael, were…

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Entrepreneur Enock

When a teenage entrepreneur is given the right opportunities to develop, his microenterprise changes the futures of both his family and his community.

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Compassion App Letter

To be honest, sometimes it is hard to find the time or energy to sit down, find a pen, think about what to say, and then write out a letter to my sponsored child. What should I write? What do I ask him? How long will it take me? How do I log on to…

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Most Influential People

The International Day of Families is an occasion to celebrate the importance of families to people, societies and cultures around the world. It’s a good day to learn, and own, your influence. Not only for the sake of kids in poverty but for your own family too.

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What Are The Odds Ben Steed

Serendipity, happenstance, chance meeting, fate, it was meant to be — a wholly unique moment when you meet someone so special that you just know something bigger is at work. You’re so astonished at how it came to be that you start analyzing every little detail and decision that culminated to bringing this person into…

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