What changes are in the works for our Leadership Development Program and how can you best meet the needs of the child you sponsor? Find out in the last part of the “Ask Jimmy” blog series.Continue Reading ›
What keeps Juli involved with serving children in poverty? Not an organization, paperwork or activities. It’s children.Continue Reading ›
Recently we asked Olive Aneno about her career as a social worker. Why did she choose a career in social work? And, what are the differences she sees in the children of Uganda and the children she works with in the U.S.
Born into a poor family of six children, Pradip is a Leadership Development Program student from one of East India’s rural villages. He has a heart to serve the poor.
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.”
Lamphun boasts of its beautiful Buddhist temples where pilgrims come to offer merits. It is a paradox, however, that the moral ethics of Buddhism have not contributed much to improving the social decadence of the province.
Indian student Maggie nurses her father. She feeds him, dresses him and washes him. Not so long ago, her father systematically abused her.
The physical needs sponsors meet on a monthly basis are undeniable, but it’s only the beginning. Sponsors have the ability to not only meet the basic needs of their sponsored child but to be a catalyst in the transformation of his or her life.
For many years Godfrey saw unsponsored children clinging on the child development center’s fence around mealtimes in hopes of getting food. This image is part of his driving force for speaking at Compassion events.