The only way through hard times is … well, through it. You can’t go over, under or around difficult seasons. You simply plow through, one step at a time. Last year was hard. And that didn’t go away because the calendar flipped to 2021. But there is good still in the world.Continue Reading ›
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!Continue Reading ›
Kenya — home to more than 40 different ethnic groups — boasts of both cultural and natural diversity. Today, we’d like to share an array of interesting facts about Kenya that will give you a deeper look into the culture of this beautiful country where over 125,000 Compassion-assisted children live.
There are a lot of opinions about sponsorship — from your pastor encouraging you to sponsor a child, to your co-worker who thinks it’s a scam, to our invitations to sponsor, and everything in between!
But what do those who were sponsored as children think of child sponsorship? We caught up with five alumni of Compassion’s program to get their reflections on the impact of sponsorship.
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?
In the midst of all the news about COVID-19, we need stories of hope. Here are some of the most joy-sparking stories we’ve heard in the last two weeks!
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.
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.
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.
Florence Lomariwo’s lifelong crusade against female genital mutilation, or FGM, started with her own narrow escape.
Did you know that churches around the world are already starting to prepare for Christmas? Our church partners take this opportunity to bring joy and share Jesus’ love with the children in their care very seriously. You will be inspired by these four ways that this could be the best Christmas ever for children around the world.