From Alcoholism to Economic Freedom

The proceeds of East India’s Compassion Sunday campaign bring the promise of a confident future to eight Child Survival Program fathers and their family members.

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From Farm to Table: What Safe Food Means to One Child

World Health Day is April 7 and this year’s focus is food safety. More than 200 diseases are caused by unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses and chemical substances. Helping meet the physical needs of the children in our program, and of their communities, sometimes means having to find healthy food sources. Often, farm to table is the best solution possible. This is where little Borisut comes in. He is a sponsored child in Thailand’s rural northern region. And we’d like you to hear his perspective on how farm-to-table living has benefited not only his family but also his entire community.

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What Do You See in This Picture?

There are many things to notice in this picture, but perhaps what stands out are the things you wouldn’t normally notice.

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Compassion Water of Life

Drink water and suffer diarrhea, don’t drink water and develop bladder stones. It’s a Catch-22 in desperate need of a solution.

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Rainwater Harvesting Brings Clean Water

Our partnership with the local churches helps stand in the gap for community needs that government programs have not been able to meet.

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A Culture of Bride Abduction

There was quietness in the wind as Munk recounted her story of pain, betrayal and abandonment. She lifted up her hands, tanned and sun-beaten, to wipe away tears from her eyes.

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Girl, 13, Says No to Child Marriage

The thirteenth year of a girl’s life should be a sweet time. It’s certainly not the time to get married and have babies.

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Who Is Team Constellation?

When you dial our customer service phone number, you have a good chance of being connected with a member of Team Constellation, which is based in the Philippines. Each of the members of Team Constellation are adult graduates of our sponsorship program.

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Prayer Requests for the Philippines

The following is an email sent to many Compassion employees on Sunday by Menchit Wong, our child advocacy director. It contains new prayer requests and an update on previous prayer requests for our Philippines brothers and sisters, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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Responding to Typhoon Haiyan

When a disaster strikes, the first assistance sponsored children get is from the church partner connected to the child development center where they are registered.

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