And, Sometimes, Things Work Out Beautifully (A Short Story in Pictures)

Angeliz lives in a tiny, dark structure on the side of a steep hill, with her great-grandmother. She does not live with her daddy, because he left her and her mommy. And she does not live with her mommy, because her mommy soon left her, too.

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Promoting Good Health Education

Children registered in our program in Peru are taught good health practices according to age group as well as location.

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One Mom Gets a New Start

When Silveria left her hometown in the Peruvian Andes, she and four of her children climbed into a truck and took the long trip toward Lima. Her husband had abandoned them three years prior.

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The Power of a Letter

Esther and Marcos work at the Compassion office in Lima, Peru. They are both Compassion Alumni. Angie has just recently been sponsored. The three of them taught Pastor Ken Burkey about the power of a letter.

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Living in Lima: Visiting Merly Anai

Tomasa brought her family to Lima, leaving their house and farmland behind. She is glad her daughters are encouraged to dream about the future from their new home.

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What Does Peru Look Like?

In case you missed it, we’ve captured Peru for you in photo, word and video. And it case you wanted to see it, we’d like to show you what Peru looks like.

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What Distinguishes a Child as Highly Vulnerable?

Highly vulnerable children are considered at greater risk compared to their peers in our Child Sponsorship Program. The Highly Vulnerable Children’s Fund steps in when there is a need cannot be covered by monthly sponsorship funds.

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Change Someone’s Everything

October was going to be a normal month with planned dinner dates and errand running and church on Sundays…but one evening, one thing changed, and it changed everything. That one thing was a death.

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Hope in the Darkness

What do you go to in that moment when a bad day turns into the worst day? Brianne thought she knew the answer to that question for Marco.

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I Cancelled My Sponsorship

The problem with “the burn” Brianne experienced from all the social injustice hype in college was that she only let it burn her, not brand her.

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From Sponsored Child to Public Prosecutor

Although Jessica had always been among the top students in her class, she had no option but to become a street vendor after finishing high school. Today, she is a Public Prosecutor.

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What Are Your Hopes and Dreams for Your Child?

What are the hopes and dreams mothers in the developing world have for their children?

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