Charity Streaming: A New Way To Help Children in Poverty
Gamers, streamers and content creators across the world are participating in charity streaming, where they are using their time and talent to raise money for causes they are passionate about in partnership with their favorite nonprofit organizations — including Compassion.Continue Reading ›
Bolivian Church Helps Father of 7 Get Back on the Road
Richart has seven children. When he was diagnosed with hydrocephalus — a serious condition where fluid builds up on the brain — he worried how he could afford treatment, especially as he couldn’t work. With the support of a Compassion church partner in Bolivia, he received the care he needed.Continue Reading ›
5 Children in South America Share What They’re Thankful For
It’s always so touching to hear what children in poverty feel thankful for. They live with less than most people, but their gratitude overflows. It helps put things in perspective and reminds us to give praise in all circumstances!
10 of the Most Unique Christmas Traditions Around the World
Christmas traditions vary from family to family as well as culture to culture. Travel the world with us as we explore unique, quirky and wonderful Christmas traditions across the globe!
Kids in Poverty Adapt to the Strange New World of School at Home
In early 2020, we documented children all over the world as they returned to school or began kindergarten for the first time. Just months later, the COVID-19 pandemic saw schools close in almost every country in the world.
As International Literacy Day approaches, we’re sharing these before and after photos of how school has changed for children around the world because of the coronavirus.
Facts About Bolivia: The Tibet of the Americas
Bolivia — a beautiful highland nation in South America — is nicknamed “the Tibet of the Americas” because of its similar high elevation and climate. See breathtaking photos and learn some interesting facts about Bolivia to get to know the country where over 93,000 Compassion-assisted children live.
These Children Created Art to Tell Sponsors How Much They Love Them
A group of children in Bolivia gathered together all of the arts and crafts supplies they could to create treasures for their sponsors. We wanted to showcase some of our favorite art projects for you – as a reminder that a child far away is thinking of you. Please enjoy these nine photos of children’s messages and art for their sponsors!
How These 4 Heroes Are Helping Kids Right Now
The immense passion and heart of these four heroes just amazes us. They sacrifice and they give until it hurts. Be inspired. In this difficult time, the church is rising up around the world.
Kids Around the World: Where I Get My Water
Find out where these 13 kids from around the world get their water in these beautiful photographs that show the need for more accessible safe water.
What Does a Compassion Center Director Do?
It takes many people to make Compassion’s program at the child development center successful, including volunteers, teachers, cooks and cleaning staff. But at the forefront are center directors. Learn more about these passionate people ministering to the most impoverished children in their areas.
The Churches Standing Up to Child Sexual Abuse
When Compassion asked our 25 national offices which one issue they believe is most negatively impacting the children they serve, five said sexual abuse. The stories are heart-wrenching. But there are also people willing to stand up and fight for the rights of children. It takes bravery, and it often costs them. That’s why we want to highlight churches around the world who are standing up to violence against children.
Shooting for the Moon: 6 Kids in Poverty Share Their Dreams
We asked sponsored children in South America what they want to be when they grow up. We love their adorable photos and quotes — showing just how much hope these kids have!