Shuffling your kiddo back to school means filling that pack to the brim with the necessities. Notebooks, pens, tools and instruments, lunchbox, books…the endless list of items the school has said your child needs.
As you’re getting your child ready for another year, enjoy this small glimpse into the journeys to school – and backpacks – of three children in the Compassion Child Sponsorship Development Program in Kenya, the Philippines and India*!
Photos and stories by Silas Irungu (Africa Field Communications Specialist), Jayaseelen Enos (India Field Communications Specialist) and Edwin Estioko (Philippines Field Communications Specialist)
*NOTE FROM EDITOR: This content honors Compassion’s historical work in India. While we no longer have an India sponsorship program, we are grateful for the lives changed and meaningful work achieved through our sponsors and donors in our nearly 50 years there. For a detailed explanation of the end of our sponsorship program in India, please visit: compassion.com/india-update.