Working in poverty alleviation, I can feel the need to explain and justify the nice things I have. I worry that people will judge me or will judge the organization I work for if I don’t drive a junker and get my clothes on consignment. But I’ve come to realize that my justifications are creating a culture — a culture around me of implied judgment of the choices of others by my constant need to justify my own purchases and assets.Continue Reading ›
The immense passion and heart of these four heroes just amazes us. They sacrifice and they give until it hurts. Be inspired. In this difficult time, the church is rising up around the world.Continue Reading ›
Being at home so much these days, we’re doing a lot more cooking than usual! Try out these EASY recipes from the countries where Compassion serves to become an international chef.
Easter will look a little different this year, but it can still be full of meaning. Here are a few ideas to connect with the true meaning of Easter, quarantine style!
It’s been a tough few weeks. But today is the International Day of Happiness. In these stressful times, we wanted to turn to our brothers and sisters in Latin America — some of the world’s happiness experts — to see what we can learn!
Here are three reasons people give to charity that may be prompted by something other than love — and why it matters.
Find out where these 13 kids from around the world get their water in these beautiful photographs that show the need for more accessible safe water.
In the past several years, the number of people moving away from their homes has exploded. War, violence, political instability and poverty are pushing people to search for better places. But the terminology can be confusing. What’s the definition of a refugee? How is that different from an internally displaced person, a stateless person or an asylum seeker?
Collins grew up in hunger, but now he is getting his doctorate in plant pathology to fight for subsistence farmers and fight food insecurity.
2020 is Year of the Bible! Learn a little more about what that means and how you can commit to and engage more deeply with the Bible this year.
Are you ready for some good-news stories before we celebrate the ultimate Good News of Jesus’ birth? You won’t want to miss these beautiful snapshots of the amazing work God is doing through sponsors and the local church around the world.
The recipients of the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics are advancing the need for research on what works and what doesn’t in poverty alleviation: something Compassion is actively practicing!