Who Makes the Most Popular Drink in the World?

A woman stands in a field holding tea leaves in her hand. She wears a sari and a straw hat with a bag underneath to hold tea leaves. She stands in a large field.

Can you guess what the most popular drink in the world is? Here’s a hint: Thousands of Compassion-assisted families work to produce it as a livelihood. But working to produce the world’s favorite drink often doesn’t provide enough for a family’s basic necessities. Learn more about the lives of these families and how sponsorship is breaking the generational cycle of poverty.

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Roots of Hope: Tea Farming in Myanmar

Tea lost in the jungle, tucked away until its time to bloom. Only the jungle may be seen at first, but the villagers know what they have planted in the middle of that thicket. They’ve planted hope. Hope to break their cycle of rural poverty.

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The Children’s Mite

Children are the most ignored and vulnerable group in Bangladesh, and the children we serve there are some of the poorest in the world.

But these children, who live in circumstances we can’t imagine, are learning to see hope in their lives and how to help others.

When they heard about the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti and that Compassion-assisted children were affected, it broke their hearts. Every day they were at the development center, they prayed. But they went beyond that as well.

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