Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Every year, the United Nations dedicates one day to raise awareness on global poverty. This year’s theme is “Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty.” At Compassion International, we dedicate our LIVES to the very same thing. We’ve been marking off the days on our calendar for today to come and, finally, the wait is over! It’s kind of a big deal!Continue Reading ›
Watch the impact of of child sponsorship on global poverty grow every day! The Sponsored Children Live Feed was unveiled last month on Compassion.com. The Live Feed begins with a blank page each day that updates in real-time with the pictures of children who have just been sponsored online.Continue Reading ›
Do the children we sponsor know how much they mean to us? Do they know our name?
We as sponsors have the ability to make a difference in the life of a child living in poverty and fulfill our individual calling here at home.
Choosing a child to sponsor is a daunting prospect when you consider that the child you select may be a part of your heart for a lifetime. How do you choose whom to help and whom someone else must help? Here are several ways to approach your decision.
How happy are people who sponsor a child? Well, they’re happier than…
Hashtags are a cultural phenomenon. And today we are having a little fun with our friend, the hashtag.
Child sponsorship is about participation. Sponsoring a child is an exciting, humbling, invested experience that really is changing the world — one life at a time. #SponsorChange
Do children waiting for a sponsor question their value based on whether they have a sponsor or not? Do they compare themselves to their sponsored friends and find themselves wanting?