A Surprise Gift for Brazilian Health Workers in Need

A man and four nurses wearing personal protective equipment look at the camera

Second only to the U.S. in the number of COVID-19 infections worldwide, Brazil has faced supply shortages at its hospitals and health clinics that serve the neediest communities.

But here’s the good news: Brazilian health workers in need of supplies recently received surprise donations — thanks to all the generous people who have given to Compassion’s COVID-19 disaster relief efforts. Here’s an update from Compassion Brazil!

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This Girl in a Wheelchair Inspires All With Her Joy

Maisa, in a pink dress, is sitting in her wheelchair on the road outside her house.

Four-year-old Maisa from Brazil was born with a congenital malformation in her legs. Despite being unable to walk, her optimism is infectious, and she has found acceptance and encouragement at her Compassion center. Her bright smile and outlook will definitely bring you joy today.

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A boy and a man wash clothes outside together.

The 18-Year-Old Boy Who Raised an Abandoned Baby as His Own

Valdinar was just 18 years old when he made a life-changing, sacrificial choice to take in an abandoned baby boy.

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A boy sits on an old sofa in a garbage dump.

Scrappers: 15 Photos of Life on a Landfill

Many Compassion-assisted families make their living on the garbage dumps. They don’t have much, but they do have determination, grit and enormous courage to do anything in order to provide for their families.

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