What I Want To Be: 10 Kids With Big Dreams
In partnership with local churches, Compassion sponsors allow kids to dream about the future by helping to meet their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
Hear from 10 special kids as they share their dreams.Continue Reading ›
Incredible Facts About Compassion I Didn’t Know Before Interning Here
As a sponsor for three years and counting, I thought I had a pretty good grasp on Compassion’s mission and how it works to achieve that mission. But when I started working at Compassion as an intern this summer, I began to realize that there was still a lot I didn’t know! I have since learned several facts about Compassion’s ministry that I just wasn’t aware of before.Continue Reading ›
Our Amazing Neighbors: 15 Photos of Churches Around the World
When a child enters the Compassion Sponsorship Program, he or she is registered at a local Compassion center. But before any center can open, a partnership is needed between Compassion and a local church.
Here are 15 photos of churches that partner with Compassion around the world!
Inspiring People Who Live in Poverty AND Help Others
These inspiring people have a strong motivation to help others. Despite growing up in poverty and not always having everything they need, they share what they DO have!
“God Can Change Things”: 3 Families Transformed
When a child enters the Compassion program, they are not the only ones changed forever. One child being part of the Child Sponsorship Program or Survival Program can impact an entire family. Each family of a Compassion-assisted child has access to deep community, vital resources, and the Gospel message through local churches that partner with Compassion.
This holistic combination was truly life-changing for three families in Africa. Here are their stories.
Where I Do My Homework: 8 Pictures of Tenacious Students in Asia
Going to school and doing homework are normal activities for many kids. Sadly, many children in poverty never get to experience the joys and trials of school and homework — or the rewards.
In the following pictures you can see how children and youths in Compassion’s program fight to get an education despite less-than-ideal circumstances.
El Salvador Traditions Reveal a Unique, Vibrant Culture
El Salvador’s traditions easily set it apart from any other country. Who else has a national holiday in honor of “pupusas”? And what other country celebrates Christmas with huge fireworks displays and specializes in green coffee beans?
Let’s explore the culture of El Salvador, the Central American country where 66,113 Compassion-assisted children live, by learning more about Salvadoran traditions.
That Unforgettable Time I Met My Sponsored Child in Guatemala
Finally, it was the moment I had traveled thousands of miles for. There she was, a cute little girl with curly hair, standing outside a crowded church. Someone said, “This is Genesis, your sponsored child!”