How Would You Define Your Relationship with Food?

In A Place At The Table, author Chris Seay proposes that we spend 40 days in a fast with a unique twist: eat what our sponsored child eats. And in the process, recapture gratitude and a sense of solidarity with the poor.

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What If This Was the Fate of Your Letters?

After taking a trip to Guatemala with Compassion, sponsor and ministry advocate Julie Berger felt a responsibility to protect all other sponsors from what she experienced. Let her explain…

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Here’s to the Heroes Helping Rebuild Haiti

Two years ago, the earth violently shook in Haiti. It destroyed cities, claimed lives, and separated families. And, like heroes, we responded.

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Rebuilding Haiti: Where We Stand

It’s been nearly two years since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. We still have four strategies in process or ongoing to maintain the support and needs of our Implementing Church Partners, children, and their families.

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Beguens Theus: New Hope for the Future

As a 5-year-old sponsored child growing up in Haiti, Beguens Theus dreamed of what life could be. Now, as a member of Haiti’s parliament Beguens is determined to see the dreams of every child in Haiti realized.

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Ministry Highlight: Haiti

We began our ministry in Haiti in 1968 with the Child Sponsorship Program and in 2008, we celebrated our 40th anniversary in Haiti.

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Child of Compassion

Ismene loved school. She loved learning how to work math problems. But Ismene was worried. Her grandparents might not make enough money to buy food and keep her in school.

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Homeless No More: One Haitian Mother’s Story

Forty-year-old Jesula was a homeless lady who slept at the church daily. While staying at the church one night, Jesula heard about the Child Survival Program.

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Rebuilding Schools After the Haiti Earthquake

After the Jan. 2010 earthquake in Haiti, one of our biggest challenges was to design a short-term strategy to address the urgent needs for children to resume school activities in a country where only slightly more than half of all school-aged children attend primary school.

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Lord, Keep Their Hearts Only for You

Anticipation kept me awake, as did the roosters crowing every half hour. I wake up early and eagerly get ready for the long-planned visit with Ancyto, the Compassion child my family and I sponsor in Haiti.

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