Throughout history, many societies have treated girls as little more than property to be traded in marriage. Enormous progress has been made, but entrenched beliefs are hard to overcome. The practices of child marriage, dowries and female genital mutilation, while illegal in many countries, are still a threat for many girls.Continue Reading ›
When the COVID-19 pandemic threatened Mary’s family with starvation yet again, the church stepped in with a long-term solution to feed her family.Continue Reading ›
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.
A “God Drop” is how Laura Hoke describes the salary offer she received her senior year in college from a large FORTUNE 500 corporation where she had worked as a marketing intern the prior summer. “I knew right away that God was entrusting me with those resources to do something special,” says Laura.
“It is easy to get discouraged in a world full of evil, murders and lack of opportunity. It is easy to take our eyes off God and see our weakness and limitations. But with God, there are no limitations.” These are the wise words of 17-year-old Compassion student, Meryl. She’s our inspiration for these curated stories of courage and bravery from around the world.
Have you ever given a Family Gift to the child you sponsor — or thought about giving one? Read the heartwarming stories of just a few families whose burdens have been lifted by the generosity of sponsors through a Family Gift!
These five ordinary but inspiring people are proving that through the collective actions of us all, we can create a world with gender balance.
Kulwa and Doto are creative twin brothers who have come out of incredible adversity to become craftsmen of guitars, fashion and hope.
Having overcome poverty in her own life, National Director of Compassion Tanzania Agnes Hotay provides a unique perspective and understanding of what it takes for young girls in our program to do the same. For International Women’s Day, she shares some important ways we can invest in the leadership potential of young women in poverty.
At Compassion, we see some exceptional examples of love that inspire us and make smiling simply irresistible. This Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share some of our favorites with you. We see love in…
This month in our “Totally Worth It” series, we’re spotlighting stories that fill us with wonder. They really put the wind in our sails and encourage us to push forward in addressing the many facets of poverty.