Empowerment: What Does It Really Mean?

Empowerment is defined by the World Bank as “the process of enhancing the capacity of individuals or groups to make choices … (that lead) to desired actions and outcomes.” At Compassion, discussions on the concept of “empowerment” are not new; but in practice, how evident is empowerment in our management behavior?

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A Skeptic’s View on Child Sponsorship

A friend of ours in Facebook, Sara Campion, brought this Relevant Magazine article to our attention yesterday. It starts off with some questions we hear quite a bit. “Do you ever wonder what happens to that $35 you donate every month to a child […]

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