The Power of Storytelling

Storytelling is a powerful tool. And it was recently exercised in the minds of 221 children in Compassion through the contest “Tell a Story.” The story of Sara Rivas (both the one written and the one lived) is a small sample of the great treasures hidden in the children who receive support through Compassion in El Salvador.

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Does My Sponsored Child Know My Name?

Do the children we sponsor know how much they mean to us? Do they know our name?

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#BestDecisionEVER

Hashtags are a cultural phenomenon. And today we are having a little fun with our friend, the hashtag.

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Who is Your Hero?

You, the sponsor of a child living in poverty, are a hero. And you may not feel like a hero, but you are one.

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A Beautiful Visit and Hope for the Future

Despite the hurt and past experiences, Veronica has hope that her daughters’ futures will be different. Our ministry is fueling that hope through the local church and child development center where they are registered.

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Pray for Me and I’ll Pray for You

Alejandro and Nixon are cousins who have also been friends most of their lives growing up in El Salvador. They are “first cousins,” a term that, in their culture and language, means a close relationship and is literally translated “cousin-brothers.”

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One Mom’s Deep Spiritual Hunger

Five mothers met with our staff to answer questions about their families, the economy of their town and their hopes and dreams about the Child Survival Program. One of those mothers was Zulma.

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Meet Our Friend, Bob Lenz

Bob Lenz is one of our ministry’s speaker partners. Poverty takes many forms, and Bob Lenz has given his life to helping young people who struggle most with poverty of the heart.

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What Are Your Hopes and Dreams for Your Child?

What are the hopes and dreams mothers in the developing world have for their children?

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Artist Spotlight: Kelly Burton

Kelly Burton’s role as an artist has changed and she feels a new sense of purpose when she stands before a crowd. She is an advocate, speaking for those with no voice.

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