These are uncertain times. Here are eight scriptures to guide you as you pray for the faith, safety and strength of the child you sponsor.
We are all living in uncertain times. Who better to teach us how to trust God during uncertain times than someone who grew up in extreme poverty? This devotion, by Njenga Maina, a graduate of Compassion’s program, will help you wait on God and hope in him.
Sosina grew up in extreme poverty in Ethiopia, but now she’s in veterinary school! Though she lives on just $12 a month, she gives a quarter of it away to help a girl in need — just as she was once helped.
Valdinar was just 18 years old when he made a life-changing, sacrificial choice to take in an abandoned baby boy.
Sponsored girl Yvette Mukamwiza is making headlines after winning a national innovation competition for designing a digital cane for the blind.
Have you ever wondered what the child you sponsor experiences at the Compassion-assisted child development center? Take a peek into child development centers in Colombia and Sri Lanka!
When you sponsor a child, they are helped in many different ways. Learn how sponsorship helps children develop physically.
Is poverty tourism just a harmless way to gain insight into what it’s like to live in poverty? Sidney Muisyo explains the underlying and deeply flawed messages that slum tours are based on and can further ingrain in us. He also explains how you can visit an impoverished community in a way that is mutually honoring and beneficial.
Kosto, who was once helped by Compassion, is now a mailman in Australia and encourages sponsors as he hand delivers their letters!
Shakul’s unique beauty seems to have struck a chord, so we wanted to share his incredible story with you.
A birthday is more than gifts. It’s an opportunity to show children that they are valued and loved — and children in poverty shouldn’t have to miss out. Each culture might have its own unique traditions surrounding birthdays, and our staff ensures children feel celebrated within that tradition. Enjoy these sweet photos of children celebrating their birthdays around the world!