Don’t Be Afraid of the Differences

Kelsi spent the last year living and working in Nairobi, Kenya, and constantly fought guilt. She felt guilty for being “different.”

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“My World Turned Upside Down So I Could Live Right-side Up.”

Carolyn’s sponsorship story started almost 20 years ago after hearing a ministry presentation. The name of her first sponsored child was Danny and he was from Honduras.

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Rescuing the Future: Soundarya’s Story

In India, there are an estimated 15 million children serving as bonded laborers, many doing back-breaking work in rock quarries.

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Saddam {it’s more than a sponsorship}

Shauna Pilgreen, in the hospital for an unknown illness, can only think of one thing — her sponsored child Sadaam.

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What Does Success Look Like?

When people ask us what success looks like, we point to our children. Our children like Sandiele.

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The Compassion Child Sponsorship Program: What Does Research Show?

Over a period of two years, a team of researchers led by Dr. Bruce Wydick studied adults who were registered with the Compassion Child Sponsorship program from 1980-1992. What did the team discover?

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The Emerging Metrics of Doing Good

Despite conventional wisdom, the accurate headline is that investments to fight abject global poverty are showing incredible returns. While that’s good news in itself, the subhead indicates that we have a new ally in doing good: independent, empirically tested outcomes for charitable work.

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Hope Deferred

Do children waiting for a sponsor question their value based on whether they have a sponsor or not? Do they compare themselves to their sponsored friends and find themselves wanting?

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Does Compassion International Child Sponsorship Work?

Today, thanks to the research of Dr. Bruce Wydick, professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, there is research data showing how and why child sponsorship works through our program. And the results are very exciting!

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The Cost of Being a Sponsor

Our release cost the Father His only Son by the way of His broken, holy, sacrificed body. Release costs. It always costs.

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Best Of: The Value of Family

From why sponsorship benefits a family living in the developing world, to an entire family embracing their sponsored child, the value of family is a theme you will often see woven into the stories we share. We took the liberty of choosing some of our best family related blog posts for you.

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