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Philippines Blogger Trip 2011_Featured Image

As you know the Compassion Bloggers were in the Philippines earlier this month getting introduced to our ministry in very personal way. Here’s a little of what it what was like for them.

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Oct 1 2010

Babies

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These babies are beneficiaries of our Child Survival Program.

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.” —Jeremiah 1:5, NIV

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Sep 24 2010

Hugs

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No child should live in poverty. No child should have to grow up to wander the streets and beg not only for money but for someone to tell them they are worth a hug.

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Pictures courtesy of Keely Scott. Visit compassionbloggers.com to experience all of the highlights of the Guatemala blog trip through the words, pictures and videos of the team.

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Sep 2 2010

Pink

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Pink is associated with purity, love and compassion. It communicates gentleness and freshness. Pink represents good health and life, which you offer to children in poverty.

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Aug 27 2010

Purple

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Purple is associated with royalty. It symbolizes wisdom, nobility and ambition. It communicates wealth and extravagance. But it’s also the color of dignity – something you’re helping give to children in poverty.

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Aug 20 2010

Orange

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Orange is a bold invigorating color suggesting strength, endurance and success. It represents enthusiasm, encouragement and determination. It is the banner of success carried by children released from poverty in Jesus’ name.

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Aug 13 2010

White

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White symbolizes goodness, innocence and purity.

It’s the color of perfection and safety. It’s the color of light — the Light of the World we share through our ministry.

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Aug 6 2010

Yellow

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Yellow is the color of sunshine. It’s associated with joy, happiness, intellect and energy. It’s an optimistic color, one that communicates a brighter future for children in poverty.

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Jul 30 2010

Green

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Green is the color of nature. It represents balance and symbolizes self-respect, growth and harmony. It also symbolizes freshness, – like a fresh opportunity, a chance to succeed and break the cycle of poverty.

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Jul 23 2010

Blue

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Blue symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth and heaven. It is the color of the sky. And it is the color of Compassion. It represents the unlimited potential of the children we serve.

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Jul 14 2010

Red

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Poverty is hopeless and depressing. But light shines in the darkness. And color brightens it. Vividly!

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Children without hope do not smile. You did this.

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UPDATE: Jan. 30, 2010 – The first eight photos are new.
Earthquake pictures from Haiti taken by our staff and contractors. As we receive more pictures, we will upload them to our Haiti Earthquake set on Flickr, which automatically updates this slideshow.

You can also view this slideshow in Flickr.

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We’d like to introduce you to Josh Durias and his photography.
Josh was born and raised in Seattle. He’s a father of two, and a husband to one.
We’re plagiarizing here … jes so ya know.
He’s a son of Philippine immigrants and grew up with his mother and father, sister, brother, grandmother, grandfather, two aunts,…

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It’s been eight months since my last sponsor letter photos post, so I felt it was high time to raid our digital library again and round up another batch of photos showing sponsored children reading letters from their sponsors.

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May 30 2009

Photo Caption Wanted

This photo was taken in Burkina Faso by scfish7 at one of our child development centers. He uploaded it to our Flickr group a while back.
Got a caption for it?

“Along the wall outside the Compassion project, many children watched and waited while the other children played and sang. With hundreds and thousands of…

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Apr 23 2009

Class of 1985

1985 was the year that Eastenders first appeared on our televisions, Live Aid rocked the world, and Cristiano Ronaldo was born.
But for 50 Filipino children it was the year they were registered into God’s Special Gift Student Centre, run in partnership with Abkasa Baptist Church in Bacolod City, the Philippines.
More than two decades on,…

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Apr 3 2009

Looking for Food

Luz is going to the farmers market today. She is taking her 3-year-old daughter, Vanesa, with her, to search for food. Thousands of mothers for many years have come here daily to find food for their families.

Join Luz and Vanesa as they look for food by clicking on the image below to a…

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joanlyndapuckett provided us with our latest blog banner.

She took the photo while in the Dominican Republic for the Global Advocates Conference.
Hope you like it as much as we do.
Keep submitting photos to our Flickr group. We may choose one of your photos next.

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We said we’d do it again. And we’re doing it. It’s time for a new blog banner.
Join our Flickr group and upload your photos of children in poverty. We’re looking to choose one to use as our new blog banner.
Here’s some of the good stuff people have already shared with us.
drewfrancis1 took this…

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Children in poverty … through the eyes of Eric Chapman, one of our friends in Flickr.
If you have difficulty viewing the slide show here, you can also check it out in Eric’s photostream.

Upload your photos to our Flickr group. Show us how you see children in poverty.

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Right before Thanksgiving, I was rootin’ around in our digital asset management library and saw some child photos I absolutely had to share. Photos of children reading letters from their sponsors.

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Even though the Compassion Bloggers trip ends today, you can still advocate on behalf of children in the Dominican Republic.
Add these banners to your blog, if you haven’t already grabbed them from somewhere else; your readers will be instantly transported to a place where they can choose to sponsor a child from the…

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Sep 26 2008

Our New Blog Banner is Here

Hey! Remember way back in mid-August when we asked you to join our Flickr group and to upload photos.
Do you remember that we also said, “It’s time to change our banner. And we want the next photo up there to be yours.”?
Well…we did. And you did.

22 people joined the group. (And we still have room…

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