Julienne grew up with the belief that her ability to learn, her wisdom and her knowledge had all been drained by her twin sister who, on the other hand, always did well in school.
Children registered in our program in Peru are taught good health practices according to age group as well as location.
During her time at the development center Mariela accepted Jesus as her savior but it was not until she went to the university when she fully understood everything she learned as a child.
People love and respect David. Almost everyone calls him when they need veterinary services for their animals. Neighboring villages also seek out his help.
Since he has experienced need, not only in his family but in the lives of other children, Ronnie takes advantage of opportunities to help others. One day, he would like to sponsor a child.
Leah looked for more and more reasons to stay away from her abusive home. She ended up joining a gang and did what they did just to have a sense of family.
In Claire’s neighborhood, children grow up to become prostitutes and thieves. But Claire’s story is different.
A few years back, Nagaraj came across one particular blog of a person who participated in Ironman competitions. This intrigued him so much that he and a friend started training to participate in Ironman triathlons.
There are 2 million moms in the world. How can we help mothers around the world who live in extreme poverty?
At age 2, Claudio was an orphan, desperate for love and daily care yet without food, electricity, or hope.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.
The people who suffer the most from extreme poverty are children. These children are the reason why we need to speak up for those who are unable to speak for themselves.
Who would have imagined a boy from a small, agricultural community in southern Cochabamba would become an important member of the Bolivian president’s Cabinet?
If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do you trust God enough to face your greatest fear? If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do we trust God enough to face our greatest fear?
One morning Palani and Geetha heard cries and a scream. A newborn baby was thrown and left to die amidst thorns, in hunger and neglect.
African children face a myriad of challenges as they grow up. But what is also true about African children is: they love, play, learn, hope, dream, pray — they live!
Rowel kept telling himself, “I’m going to be rich someday, and when I grow up I am going to show everyone in my neighborhood, especially my father, that I am good for something.”
Not everyone experiences the developing world in the same way. How is your heart stirred for those who live in a developing country?
Junior was 5 years old when he joined Compassion’s program. Now 17, he faces many pressures and dangers within his community of Portoviejo, Ecuador.
The phrase “Then God Showed Up” seems to always be preceded by some troubles or a bleak situation… “Then God Showed Up.”
Saidel is his father’s 30th child. His mother, one of his father’s five wives, died when Saidel was only 3 years old. After his mother’s death, he was taken in by his older sister, a street vendor named Mireille.
We began our ministry in Kenya in 1980, with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2001, we started the Leadership Development Program began, and the Child Survival Program followed in 2004.
We began our ministry in Uganda in 1980 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 1999, we started the Leadership Development Program the Child Survival Program followed in 2006
We began our ministry in Rwanda in 1980 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2008, we started the Leadership Development Program, and the Child Survival Program followed in 2010.