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Highly vulnerable children are considered at greater risk compared to their peers in our Child Sponsorship Program. The Highly Vulnerable Children’s Fund steps in when there is a need cannot be covered by monthly sponsorship funds.

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October was going to be a normal month with planned dinner dates and errand running and church on Sundays…but one evening, one thing changed, and it changed everything. That one thing was a death.

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Nov 14 2012

Hope in the Darkness

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What do you go to in that moment when a bad day turns into the worst day? Brianne thought she knew the answer to that question for Marco.

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The problem with “the burn” Brianne experienced from all the social injustice hype in college was that she only let it burn her, not brand her.

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Nov 13 2012

Catching the Rain

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Compassion Blogger, Faith, Life and Compassion won third place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a child living in extreme poverty.

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From Nov. 13 to Nov. 17, 2011 you will get a glimpse of what it is like to live in Peru through they eyes of our Compassion Bloggers.

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Excerpted from Compassion Blogger, Kim at Three Little Larks. Kim won second place for the ‘Dear God’ Blog Month assignment.

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Oct 30 2012

Someone Loves Wendy

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Excerpted from compassion Blogger, Emily at An Ounce of Compassion. Emily won second place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a sponsored child.

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Compassion Blogger, wynnegraceappears won first place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a sponsored child.

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Compassion Blogger, She Getz the Shot won first place for the ‘Dear God’ Blog Month assignment where she shares about the desire for motherhood and the gift of sponsorship.

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Compassion Blogger, Fontenot Four writes in response to the ‘Dear God’ Blog Month assignment.

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Blogging from the Boonies is Michelle Wright, grand prize winner of Blog Month! Michelle is a Compassion Advocate, sponsor, blogger, wife, mom and so much more.

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I know the verses in the Bible about helping the needy and giving to the poor. But is sponsorship the way to accomplish this?

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September is Blog Month at Compassion. And what that means is prizes, giveaways, blogging assignments and more children sponsored via the Internet than any previous September in our history.

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Does the money you donate to Compassion produce a good return on investment? Do we maximize the impact of your generosity?

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Children are given the freedom to start dreaming. They are told they have hope for a future, one that doesn’t have to be controlled by poverty.

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The concept of partnering with a church may seem simple enough, but what’s actually involved in choosing which churches we should partner with? It’s relatively simple question with a not so simple answer.

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Our latest team of Compassion Bloggers will be in the Philippines May 29 through June 4, 2011. So mark your calendars and be sure to check in often to read firsthand what God is doing to eradicate poverty in this beautiful country.

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Sep 9 2010

A Cup of Gratitude

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The woman gleefully handed me a cup. It was filled with a warm drink made of corn and cinnamon. Our staff guide looked at me and said, “She wants to offer you and the group this drink. Please take it, so you are not rude, but don’t drink it for it might make you sick.”

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The Compassion Bloggers are traveling to Guatemala on their latest trip to see our ministry in action.

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Samuel

The poverty in my life is emotional and spiritual. The poverty in the lives of the kids you sponsor and the kids we’re meeting here in Kenya is that and more.

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What does a kitchen garden have to do with increasing the chance a child lives to see age five?
Kitchen gardens are a part of the “empowerment training” that moms and caregivers receive at the Kawangware Child Survival Program (KEC28), and Caroline is a mom who is benefiting from this training.
Outside of her…

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One of the ways that the Child Survival Program empowers mothers is by offering literacy and economic training to help them better provide for their families.
Jackline is a mom at the Kawangware Child Survival Program which is part of the Kawangare Child Development Center.
The economic training she received taught her to make…

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Mar 1 2010

This Blog is Going to Kenya

We’re traveling with the Compassion Bloggers on their latest trip to see our ministry in action, Mar. 4 -10, and our goal is to help you feel a little closer to the children you sponsor, even if you don’t happen to sponsor a child in Kenya.
While we’re in Kenya, we’ll be looking to blog…

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If you can’t visit your children, and we understand that it’s not always possible, you need to know this. It’s an absolute truth. Your sponsored children want to hear from you!

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