Ever since he was 6 years old, Sanjoy has wandered junkyards in open-mouthed wonder. Eyes narrowed in concentration, he expertly sifts through the trash, seeking out discarded metal and spare parts to use for his inventions. Today, his friends think of him as Bangladesh’s version of TV action hero MacGyver, always ready with a creative solution to a problem using the tools at hand.
A child’s development isn’t hinged on one aspect of growth — like physical health or emotional stability. Poverty doesn’t just attack one area of a child’s life. To help a child break free from poverty, we need to address every aspect of a child’s development. Today, let’s look at how our church partners help children develop cognitively.
Would you like to take a peek into the pocketbook of a few families around the world? Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to live below the global poverty line of US $1.90 a day? These four families invited us to learn what it’s like to try to make ends meet in extreme poverty.
Here are three ways child sponsorship becomes more important than ever during a health crisis such as COVID-19.
Need a hopeful story today? Meet Tony Beltran. He started work shining shoes at age 7, but now he is national director of Compassion Dominican Republic.
At a time when scrolling the news can feel like navigating landmines of anxiety, take a breather. Enjoy these 16 sweet, funny and beautiful moments featuring Compassion children around the world.
Social distancing is a luxury for the world’s most vulnerable, who live hand to mouth in crowded slums. How can they support their families while protecting them from COVID-19?
We’re so inspired by all the health care workers around the world who are sacrificing to save others. Meet five amazing people who grew up sponsored and are now giving back in a big way!
Compassion’s staff and volunteers are as dedicated as ever to ensuring children are cared for. It just looks a bit different right now. Because of your continued support, here are five ways the Church around the world is still able to minister to the most vulnerable, in Jesus’ name.
Being at home so much these days, we’re doing a lot more cooking than usual! Try out these EASY recipes from the countries where Compassion serves to become an international chef.
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. Let’s turn to these wise words from a young man who grew up in the uncertainty of poverty to remind us to wait on God and hope in him.