You just wrote your first letter to the child your sponsor. Now what? When can you send your next letter and how often should you write to him or her?Continue Reading ›
On today’s Compassion Letter Club blog, meet the dedicated tutors at Pentecostal Child Development Center in Honduras. They’ll encourage you in your letter journey with a behind-the-scenes look at letter-writing day and how they help the students connect with their sponsors!Continue Reading ›
Soccer has the power to change lives. That’s one of the many reasons why the children you sponsor are all getting so excited for the World Cup!
New poverty-alleviation technologies, strategies and tools pale in comparison to the impact of this one simple yet powerful concept that is a poverty game changer.
Since many of our centers in Central America are no strangers to extreme drought, our field office staff in each country works with the churches to develop sustainable solutions tailored for their own communities. In times of emergencies or in cases of extreme malnutrition, our student centers distribute meals, food packages and nutritional supplements. But training and education also offers unique opportunities to promote long-lasting change and a decreased reliance on food aid.
Poverty robs children of hope. Hope for a future and that tomorrow can be different than today. That’s why we’re in the dream-making business. As a product of hope, dreams are a catalyst for achieving a future filled with opportunity. The following athletes in our Child Sponsorship Program had the best dream-makers on their side!
“My passion is to rescue and save other people’s lives,” said 19-year-old Jonathan. Jonathan is an alumnus of the Amor Viviente Child Sponsorship Program in Honduras, and has been able to achieve his dream as a result of a strategic partnership with the local fire department.
My trip to meet the children I sponsor actually began in 1955. That was the year my parents-in-law loaded up two toddlers and flew to their new home in Siguatepeque, Honduras.
Eduar’s mother begs him to come to church with her. Sometimes he refuses. He is too afraid. He knows his delicate, young mother cannot keep him safe on the trek through the neighborhood to the church. He hears the crack of gunshots day and night.
Carolyn’s sponsorship story started almost 20 years ago after hearing a ministry presentation. The name of her first sponsored child was Danny and he was from Honduras.
This was a fun experience. I was experimenting with the camera and decided to take one photo of me. I forgot to smile, but I liked this photo anyway.
Like most boys his age, Alejandro enjoys playing soccer with his friends and always has time to play with his little brother. He looks forward to continuing his education and one day he wants to become a doctor to help the people of his community.