Ecuador Feature Story


When a boy in Ecuador faces amputation of his foot, his father makes a courageous choice.

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More In This Issue: April 2016

Photo Essay Rwanda

Tackling Malaria

About 660,000 people a year die from malaria, according to UNICEF. Most are children in Africa. Malaria accounts for about one in six of all childhood deaths there. Yet the disease is preventable and solutions are effective. Here’s a look at how Compassion is slashing incidents of infection among the most vulnerable Compassion-assisted children in Rwanda.
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Feature Story Rwanda

Healing Rwanda’s Hurting Children

Meet a trauma counselor who cared for sponsored kids after the genocide.

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Feature Story Kenya

From Patient to Pioneer

As a sponsored child in Kenya, a malaria researcher suffered from the illness he now works to eradicate.

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Week 49 – Longing to Learn 

Thailand   Education

Before a Compassion partner church intervened, children in the isolated village of Kotah, Thailand, weren’t getting the education they deserved. Many times the kids would show up for school, but the teachers wouldn’t. Thanks to the church’s efforts, sponsored children are learning skills their parents never did.

 Read the story behind this photo

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Week 48 – Christmas in Colombia

Colombia   Child Development

Jarwin, a sponsored boy in Colombia, plays with a toy truck he received as a Christmas present from his Compassion center. It was the only gift he received last Christmas. He loves to play with it and wash it in front of his home.

 Read His Story on Our Site for Kids!

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Week 47 – A Bright Future

Tanzania   Education

At a Compassion center in Tanzania, teens in the sponsorship program work on an electricity project. Their center offers vocational courses in trades such as electrician work, carpentry and baking to equip them for steady employment as adults.

 Prepare a Youth With Vocational Training

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