Creating Sustenance in a Thirsty Land

Our staff saw an opportunity where many did not, and went all-out to prove that something good could come from thirsty soil.

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Surviving a Drought: A Single Mom’s Story

The drought that affected the Maasai area in Tanzania was severe. Because of the drought, Nooltetan lost all of her cattle and was reduced to poverty.

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Are You Ignoring Their Prayer Requests?

My sponsored child asks me to pray for his studies and please pray for rain for the crops. I toss the letter on the couch and move on with my day. I’ve read it all before and as a city girl the request for rain means little to me.

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Drought in Africa: Where is Compassion?

You’ve watched as the crisis in East Africa has unfolded, you’ve been praying and now you’re ready to respond. Now the question is, “What is Compassion doing amid this crisis?”

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Silent Tsunami

Working at Compassion is hard on your heart. When I purposely expose myself to the ugly things in life, I open myself up to possibility that my heart will be hurt. It’s a scary, vulnerable place, but it’s exactly where God has called me to be. My […]

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