Africa Child Development Kenya

Abandoned at Birth, Thriving at 11

It takes a village, a church and a sponsor to help a barren woman raise the boy she rescued.

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More In This Issue: May 2018

Central America Guatemala Health

Zika’s Echo Has Faded Only From the News

The virus’s effects resound in the everyday lives of mothers like Maria and her son, Bryan.

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Family Fun Craft

Maracas

Teach your kids about Latin American cultures while making these fun shakers.

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Week 20 – A home for orphaned elephants

Kenya   Child Development

When the “cared for” become the “caregivers”: Edwin Lusichi was sponsored as a child. Now he runs an orphaned elephant nursery in Nairobi. Because of the love and compassion he received from his sponsors as a child, he now pays it forward to care for the animals.

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Week 20 | 2018

Week 19 – Hope for moms and babies

Togo  

In poverty-stricken parts of the world, more than 25,000 children younger than 5 die each day due to conditions that are preventable and treatable. But thankfully, Compassion supporters are changing the story and helping moms and their babies to thrive in those critical first years.

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Week 19 | 2018

Week 18 – A story of redemption

Kenya  

His smile tells a story of redemption – for him and his mom. Eleven-year-old Lenkai, in Kenya, was abandoned as a newborn. A woman named Nasinde found him and raised him, giving glory to God for answering her desperate prayer for a child of her own.

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Week 18 | 2018