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.Continue Reading ›
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.Continue Reading ›
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!
Being a mom is a big job. From making sure a feisty toddler doesn’t eat rocks to sitting in solace with a hurting teenager, motherhood is intense. Here are eight beautiful photos of hardworking women around the world who exemplify a mother’s love. They face vast challenges yet persevere in working toward, praying for and believing in the best for their children.
A remarkable story of protection, redemption and forgiveness
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!
We cry together. We laugh. We share. And we work. Every day. And sometimes we have to go the extra mile. They don’t have to come but they are willing to do it. They have the calling to serve.
This week, we are in Bolivia with two young men who have a fiery desire to do the Lord’s will and share about releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name, Cole LaBrant and John Stephen Grice. And the whole idea was inspired by you!
Daniela didn’t think she would ever be released by her kidnappers. But thanks to the actions of one church, an entire town rose up to fight human trafficking in their community.
When a church in Bolivia discovered many of the mothers enrolled its Child Survival Program couldn’t read or write the official language of the country, it acted. This is what the church did.
Francisco Perez remains thankful and practices everything he learned in our Child Sponsorship Program, even decades after graduating.