Facts About Nicaragua: The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes
Nicaragua is home to beautiful Caribbean beaches, active volcanoes and Central America’s largest lake. And amid its natural beauty, you’ll find even more beautiful people and culture. Learn some interesting facts about Nicaragua that will help you get to know this vibrant country where so many Compassion-assisted children live.Continue Reading ›
Pastor Makes His Own Mask and Gives Away His Own Food to the Poor in His Community
Meet a superhero: Pastor Ganiban! He’s using whatever he can so he can give whatever he has to those struggling. This man is just so incredible, using faith to fight fear during this global pandemic.Continue Reading ›
How Can You Socially Distance in a Slum?
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?
Nicaragua Unrest: After Tourism Drops, Hunger Rises
Amidst the political unrest in Nicaragua in 2018, tourism came to a standstill. The decline meant one thing to families living in poverty in La Flor, Nicaragua: malnutrition.
This Is Where I Live: 7 Children Share Their Homes
Have you wondered what the homes of children living in extreme poverty might be like? Children from each of the seven countries where we work in Central America and the Caribbean took us on a tour of their homes! We hope having a glimpse into the homes of typical sponsored children in this region will help you know how you can pray for them — and how very much your support means!
7 People Who Defeated Poverty With Their Sponsors
Read the stories of just a few people whose lives have been transformed, thanks to the support of their sponsors. Be inspired and encouraged that you are coming alongside young people just like these as they work to craft a future of purpose.
I Didn’t Ask to Fall in Love
May love drive away the darkness and paint a bright future into the souls of these children. May our hearts be torn apart and filled by the peace overflowing in the laughter of these lives.
When Grandma Becomes Mom
No matter how bad Carmen feels physically, or how bad she’s doing economically, she diligently gets up every day to get her grandchildren ready for school, the child development center or the church.
Broken Home, Healed Heart
Shortly after Luis’ parents separated, his moods often changed from happy to sad. His heart was hurt and in need of much love.
How Does One Church Bear Good Fruit?
The Fourth Nazarene Church in Nicaragua wants to do something for their neighborhood. In their community, alcoholism, drugs, gangs and violence are common, and the church needs good soil in which to sow seeds that will bear good fruit.
Waiting for a Miracle
Little by little, walking became difficult for Kendry. She needed help to do simple things like walk, hold a glass, color, and unbutton her shirt or pants.
The Cost of Being a Sponsor
Our release cost the Father His only Son by the way of His broken, holy, sacrificed body. Release costs. It always costs.