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I believe that God places us in our jobs, so to me every position is a privilege given by God. I want to be here to serve, learn and grow.

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1. How long have you been in your current position with Compassion El Salvador, and what is your job?
Two years. I am a supervisor within the Sponsor Donor Services department.
2. What are the main responsibilities of your position?
I make sure the sponsors have up-to-date information about the children. Not just the letters,…

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1. How long have you been in your current position with Compassion Honduras, and what is your job?
Seventeen months. I am an auditor.
2. What are the main responsibilities of being an auditor?
Identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the partner church as well as the challenges it faces.
We look for strengths so…

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Lilliam Sánchez has been married to her husband, Francisco, for six years, and they are pregnant with their first child. She is the youngest of three sisters and one brother.
Lilliam was born in Ciudad Sandino, and she and her family have lived there for many years.
Lilliam is an active member of Betania…

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The following is an interview with Anuradha Ghoshal, Program Communication Manager with Compassion East India.

1. How long have you been in your current position, and what are your main responsibilities?
I have been in this position for the last three years.
My main responsibility entails supervision of the three core processes for Program Communications: Field…

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For the past two weeks we’ve published a series of poverty questions for you to consider. We appreciate everyone who submitted comments to the posts, and we extend our congratulations to Judy Tremblay and her enormous brain for answering the most poverty questions correctly and becoming the proud new owner of a brand, spankin’ new…

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Wow, you all had a lot of great questions for Sathy! It was hard to pick just 10, so I picked those that hadn’t come up before on this blog and that I know Sathy could offer special insight on.
1. Having lived in India and the U.S. and having seen poverty and abundance firsthand, how do you and…

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Here at Compassion, I get to sit by a really cool guy named Sathy. Sathyaseelan Pannirselvam, that is. (One of my proudest moments was when I found out my last name is longer than his.)
Sathy is a native of Chennai, India, and has worked for Compassion for 10 years. He worked for Compassion India…

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You asked your questions of Cesiah, field communication specialist in Mexico, and she answered. Take it away, Cesiah.

1. First of all, thank you so much for all you do for the precious children of Mexico! My question is, as you go through each day seeing a multitude of needs in these children’s lives, what do you find…

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Thanks for asking your questions of David, the Compassion field communication specialist in Bangladesh. Here is the wisdom he has to share with us! 
1. First of all, thank you so much for all you do for the precious children of Bangladesh! My question is, as you go through each day seeing a multitude of…

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Remember Kamrul, the cycle van driver from Bangladesh you helped buy a cycle van for? Well, David Adhikary is the fine field communication specialist in Bangladesh who reported that story for us. That was one of his first assignments — he just started at Compassion Bangladesh in January. What a nice welcome you gave him!
Now…

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Your curiosity about out country staff is exciting, and again we have 10 questions that will inform and inspire you to help fight for children in poverty.
We asked Roberto Medrano, communications and tours specialist for Central America and the Caribbean and a member of our El Salvador staff, to answer some of your…

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Thank you to all of you who submitted questions for Ephraim, my esteemed colleague in Haiti! As you all were curious cats and asked more than 10 questions, I picked 10 that I thought were representative of all the questions.
As I mentioned before, Ephraim has got a lot of perseverance. Check out the Compassion…

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Okay, everyone. Limber up those fingers. It’s time for the next round of Ask the Field. It’s time for you to ask questions of two of my fabulous coworkers, Ephraim Lindor of Haiti and Roberto Medrano of El Salvador.
Ephraim has been working with Compassion Haiti for 22 years. (Talk about perseverance!)
He first worked…

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10 questions? Yes. You asked ‘em.
10 answers? Yes … kind of. They’re just not all in this post.
Here we go. 10 Questions With Dennis Tumusiime, a tours and visits specialist with Compassion Uganda.

1. Do the families that Compassion works with have a pretty good understanding about what the program entails, and are they open…

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Sponsor tours usually cost from $2,000 to $4,000, plus airfare to the departure city.

Is that the best use of your money? What is the benefit to your child — to children in poverty? Would it be better to use that money to: send a family gift, sponsor another child or donate to the Global…

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Jul 28 2008

10 Questions With You

You’ve asked questions of Wess.
You’ve asked questions of Edwin.
You’ve asked questions of Anthony.
And we’re tired of all the questions. WE WANT some answers.
How about it?

What’s weird about you?
How did you choose your sponsored child?
Why do you care about children in poverty?
How many of these questions do you think that we think…

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Recently, we gave you the chance to ask Edwin Estioko, our Field Communication Specialist in the Philippines all your burning questions about himself, the Philippines and Compassion in the Philippines. Here are his answers …
1. Can you tell about the time when you first decided to work for Compassion? (Catherine)
Before Compassion I was production…

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in the country where your sponsored child lives? What it’s like to work for Compassion? What gets the people going who do this work each day? If so, now’s your chance to “Ask the Field!”
Ask your burning questions of our staff from around the world about…

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If you’re new here, our CEO, Wess Stafford, didn’t write this post, but he did answer the question. We recorded his answer and transcribed it for your reading pleasure.
Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

I remember you telling us how the idea of LDP came to you as you were taking a…

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If you’re new here, our CEO, Wess Stafford, didn’t write this post, but he did answer the question. We recorded his answer and transcribed it for your reading pleasure.
Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

Fire ants? (Kalaya G.)

I was nine. These were army ants, actually, and these things would come in streams…

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If you’re new here, our CEO, Wess Stafford, didn’t write this post, but he did answer the question. We recorded his answer and transcribed it for your reading pleasure.
Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

What are the first names of the children you sponsor, and what countries? Any special stories you like…

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Two more. Three to go.
Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

In Too Small to Ignore you shared much about your childhood. But I don’t remember reading anything about your first six years … what do you remember of your early childhood? (Vicki Small)

My very earliest memory is from when I was about five.…

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Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

Have you been able to use your sign language as a ministry tool? (Sara Benson)

Wow … how do you even know that that’s one of the languages that I learned?
I learned sign language in San Angelo, TX. It was right after I had come out of the…

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By this time, you should know the drill. But if you’re new here, our Ask Wess post got the ball rolling, and it’s left the following in its wake:

Part I
Part II
Part III
Parts etc.

What advice would you give to a young director of a small starting ministry? (Gabe)

Make sure the cause of the ministry that you…

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