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jenny and children_ec

When Jenny became an adolescent, she faced early motherhood, conceiving her first child before she was 15. Inexperienced as a mother — and emotionally and financially unstable -– she sought refuge in alcohol.

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May 4 2012

Endless Love

family-in-india

“Releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name” is not just about the poverty of finances or knowledge, but the poverty of love and care that our children lack most.

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ask-god

If you could ask God anything — absolutely anything — what would it be? Sponsored children sit down with us and share their questions for God.

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carnival-post-BR

Seen from afar, Carnival in Brazil is truly beautiful, and it’s possible to understand why tourists from around the world come. But if you look closer, you will see another scenario.

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house-guatemala

After taking a trip to Guatemala with Compassion, sponsor and ministry advocate Julie Berger felt a responsibility to protect all other sponsors from what she experienced. Let her explain…

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Jorge_brother

Cobán is beautiful city, but plagued by major issues like extreme poverty, alcoholism and drug trafficking. Poverty is rampant in Cobán, with 61 percent of its population living in poverty and 26 percent in extreme poverty. Lack of education and job opportunities, large families and high-priced food are just some of the reasons for the…

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