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.Continue Reading ›
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Seeing how hard poverty hits those who have the least can rob you of peace. Does fear ever stop you from doing something?
Earlier this year, while her husband was on sabbatical in Peru, sponsor Eunice Lehmacher spent time at the Tesoros del Señor Child Development Center. In her time observing our ministry, she learned six small, but important, lessons.
This past Mother’s Day I got an interesting gift from my daughter, Sarah, and I called to ask what it meant. The number 38 rang a bell for me, but I wasn’t sure what she meant by her note.
Compassion began its ministry in Peru in 1985, when the Child Sponsorship Program was started. In 2003, both the Child Survival Program and the Leadership Development program began.
When I asked how we could pray for the family, Job started to cry. I was told, “Job needs to experience a father’s love right now.”
The question to measure the success of interventions to the poor is, “Did the person delivering the service and the person receiving the service build trust in each other?”