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 25 – Scenes from around the world

Burkina Faso  

Life looks a lot different for children living in poverty in the developing world. Imagine life without a car, without electricity, without safe water. Then imagine a sponsor like you stepping in to change that.

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Week 25 | 2018

Week 24 – The love of a father


“As a dad, my role is to help my son and educate him to have good morals so he can go further and succeed in life.” Laurent Bamalae leads his son, Bamely Chao, and teaches him how to grow corn. Compassion sponsors and supporters helped Bamalae and his family to have a house and farm of their own.

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Week 24 | 2018

Week 23 – Summer fun


Splashing in the creek is a great way to stay cool in the summer sun. For a moment, these boys in Thailand forget their poverty and feel the pure joy of being a child. Thanks to sponsors and supporters like you, children in poverty around the world enjoy moments like these more often.

Week 23 | 2018