The challenges a church faces when serving a poverty stricken community can appear insurmountable. However, when the will of that community is to have a better future, children have the opportunity to accomplish great things.Continue Reading ›
Marlo looks up at us and he knows. He knows he’s becoming a man. And in so many ways as a sacrificial lamb.Continue Reading ›
Every summer, 20 university students enroll in our 10.5 week internship program for the opportunity to gain professional experience within Compassion. From the intern trip to Esculinda, Guatemala, Kelly Uchiumi shares what she witnessed as one of the key ingredients in breaking the cycle of poverty.
20 years ago images of the Rwandan genocide horrified us. Today, there are new images to be seen in Rwanda.
Sponsoring change is a declarative act that starts as a whisper and builds into a loud and celebratory shout. It is about investing in the things of heaven – in things like compassion, belief, and “the least of these.”
Because of the sacrifice made by her son, Jesus, mothers around the world can know hope.
We tend to grow into what we see around us, which can be good if we’re emulating a positive role model. However, this truth is anything but good for Murthy, who is beginning to lose all hope.
The key to ending poverty resides in the capacity of human beings—and their view of their own capacity—to facilitate positive change.
Do children waiting for a sponsor question their value based on whether they have a sponsor or not? Do they compare themselves to their sponsored friends and find themselves wanting?
Our pioneer ancestors scraped and sacrificed and barely got by, in many ways living a similar lifestyle to what millions of subsistence farmers still lead around the world.
If people are a nation’s greatest resource, why are so many countries in Africa poor yet the birthrate in Africa the highest in the world?