How Are Children Told That They Have Been Sponsored?

Once a child is fully enrolled in our sponsorship program, each of our partner countries begin working to link the child with a sponsor. While this occurs, the staff in our Ghana country office and at our church partners begin praying for kind hearted individuals to see the pictures of the children and pick them up for sponsorship.

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Healing Rwanda’s Hurting Children

20 years ago images of the Rwandan genocide horrified us. Today, there are new images to be seen in Rwanda.

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What Nightmares are Made Of

This slum is what nightmares are made of. Filled with what gifts are made of.

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Letting Go of the Right Dream

Poverty is a strong force. And it’s lies cripple.

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This One’s for the Men

Sponsorship isn’t just for women.

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Grace and the Lord’s Resistance Army

Freedom came for Grace when soldiers from the government raided the Lord’s Resistance Army camp where she and her mother were being held. After this, for seven years, they moved frequently, looking for a place to live.

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Follow Us to Uganda! (Again)

It’s our five-year anniversary of Compassion Blog Trips. It all started in Uganda. Did you know that you’re the reason we get to celebrate five years?

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Compassion Bloggers are Going Back to Uganda

A team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Uganda from January 27 through January 31, 2014 marking our fifth year of blogging for children in poverty.

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Memories of Christmas in Tanzania

Christmas is the season to visit relatives far and close. As for Christians, many tie marriage knots around Christmas. Other church events, such as public declarations of Christian faith, also called confirmations or first communions, take place around Christmas.

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Christmas in Burkina Faso

“When nights are cold and dawns much colder,” says 14-year-old Ozias, “When there is freezing wind, when our skin cracks and always looks dirty, when our mothers insist that we use lip balm, and when we do not have to wake up early for school, then we know it’s Christmas season!”

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