When people ask us what success looks like, we point to our children. Our children like Sandiele.Continue Reading ›
Today, thanks to the research of Dr. Bruce Wydick, professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, there is research data showing how and why child sponsorship works through our program. And the results are very exciting!Continue Reading ›
Research shows that children who participated in Compassion’s holistic child development through sponsorship program stayed in school longer, were more likely to have salaried or white-collar employment and were more likely to be leaders in their communities and churches than their peers who did not participate in our program.
A question typically asked by sponsors who are miles apart from their sponsored children is, “What happens to sponsored children after they leave the program?”
Does child sponsorship through Compassion really work? How does it make a difference in the life of a child?
I sponsor a child in Haiti named Youvens. In the seven years I’ve sponsored him, I’ve never, ever seen him smile. Even when I visited Haiti and brought him a soccer ball. No smile. He played soccer with me, ate lunch with me and never let go of the ball. But he never smiled.