Keeping Our Head Above Water

Most families in Africa don’t have enough water to take baths every day. They must boil water for drinking, cooking or brushing their teeth, and they hand-wash all their clothes. For the poorest families, even fuel to boil their water can be too expensive. Learn about being a part of the solution in our Fall Compassion Magazine.

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Memories of Christmas in Tanzania

Christmas is the season to visit relatives far and close. As for Christians, many tie marriage knots around Christmas. Other church events, such as public declarations of Christian faith, also called confirmations or first communions, take place around Christmas.

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Zero Tuberculosis and Three Cows!

When Joyce was just 2 years old, her mother died. A few months later, she lost her father. She had no one except her grandparents, who took her in to raise her and give her the love she so needed.

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Ministry Insider: Derek Gordon, Called to Serve

As the Complementary Interventions Strategy and Operations Manager, Derek Gordon is one of the people whom God is really using at Compassion through his wisdom, calling and commitment.

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Four Sponsor Sacrifices of the Heart

The monthly cost of sponsorship requires sacrifices — eating out less often, engaging in recreational activities less frequently, and so on. But we make other, less recognized sacrifices, and they do cost us something.

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International Day of the African Child

African children face a myriad of challenges as they grow up. But what is also true about African children is: they love, play, learn, hope, dream, pray — they live!

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A Father’s Involvement in the Child Survival Program

Amin is married and the father of two children. When he shared his thoughts about his involvement with the Child Survival Program, joy radiated from his face.

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Tanzania: A Picture of Hope

What if each nation in this world was meant to reflect one particular attribute of God?

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The House a Family Gift Built

Joyce is a single mother of seven living in Tanzania. She describes life before our ministry saying, “To have full day meal to us would be a miracle worth celebration.”

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Then God Showed Up…

The phrase “Then God Showed Up” seems to always be preceded by some troubles or a bleak situation… “Then God Showed Up.”

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