Achieve universal primary education
Ensure environmental stability
Provide worldwide access to safe water
Develop a global partnership for development
Over the next two weeks, we’ll ask you a series of questions about poverty that we’d like you to answer … because that’s the point of asking questions – getting answers.
We’ll post one question every weekday.
There will be a total of 10 questions.
Answers to the questions will be published on March 9.
The person who…
Warning: This post may be bit uncomfortable…
Before I sponsored my first child back in college, I had a lot of questions:
Where is all my money going?
Will this child actually know about me?
Is she really the one writing these letters?
Does she really need my money?
Wow! Those questions are somewhat embarrassing to write out, but I…
In the courtyard, Mariam’s sisters, Assanata and Zourata, are preparing to leave. They both have weekly appointments that they would not miss for anything in the world. They are registered at the Assemblies of God Central Church of Koudougou Child Development Center.
Mariam always awaits their return so she can taste the food that her…
This is a sample of what my sponsored children write to me. Although the words are different, they often have the same message.
Tell me if you can relate to this: When I first started sponsoring my Compassion child, I clung so tightly to that one picture I had of him — my one lifeline into his world. OK, so I knew from his bio that he helps his mom wash dishes and loves art, but I would…