Suffering in Silence: The Menstruation Taboo
In many impoverished communities, menstruation is a stigmatized issue shrouded in silence, secrecy and shame. Here are just three personal and societal aspects of life that are restricted when menstruation becomes unmentionable.Continue Reading ›
10 Portraits of the Most Courageous Girls in Kenya
Ten brave girls living in impoverish communities in Kenya talk openly about their lives and the joys and struggles facing all girls, everywhere. From child marriage to education, female circumcision to the definition of beauty, their stories and images are a testament to the resilience, strength and courage of girls living in poverty.Continue Reading ›
How Can a Slum Start?
Eugene, one of our staff members in Kenya shares the three main reasons why slums develop in Kenya.
Child Focused: Valuing the One
The intervention of a local church-based Compassion child development center and your invaluable support can literally shape a child’s future, causing him or her to be a change-maker in the family, community, perhaps even the nation.