Week 45 – My Very Own Bible

Tanzania   Faith

Sponsored children in Ilungu, Tanzania, are excited to receive Bibles they can study at their Compassion center and take home to share with their families. They received the Bibles after their church partnered with Compassion to offer the Child Sponsorship Program. “A lot has changed since the program began here in 2008,” says their center director. “At first there were very few Christians in this area. Now the numbers have significantly increased.”

 Provide a Child With the Word of God

Week 45 | 2018

Week 44 – Home Away From Home

Indonesia   Child Development

Joshua lives in a one-room home with a leaky roof in Indonesia. There isn’t much space to run and play outside the home, so he loves going to his Compassion center. There he can play soccer with his friends, eat a warm meal and learn about the Bible. “At the project I learn many things that I don’t learn at school,” he says.

 Provide a Safe Playground

Week 44 | 2018

Week 43 – Church Partner Spotlight

Togo   Child Development

Adjo Gado cooks for 280 sponsored children at a church in Togo that partners with Compassion. She’s one of many caring Christians at Assemblees de Dieu church who tackle unique challenges like spreading the gospel to families who practice Voodoo. From the cook to the pastor, all volunteers and staff at the church give time and love to the sponsored children in their care.

 Hear From the Church Workers

Week 43 | 2018

Week 42 – They’re Not Alone

Honduras   Child Survival

This mother and baby in Honduras receive medical care, nutritional support and spiritual guidance from their local church. Donations to Compassion Survival equip our church partners to help women give birth safely and care for their little ones through the most vulnerable years.

 Help Babies and Moms Survive

Week 42 | 2018

Week 41 – Standing in the Gap

Bangladesh   Day in the Life

Sejoti, left, plays with a friend at their Compassion center. Sejoti wastes no time after school changing into her play clothes and hurrying to the center for games, Bible lessons, food and tutoring. Her sponsor in Texas makes it all possible. After Compassion activities, Sejoti will return home to help her parents with chores.

 Follow a Day in Her Life

Week 41 | 2018

Week 40 – Unexpected Daughter 

Bolivia   Child Development

Ten-year-old Nayely’s parents sacrificed a lot to give her a family. But when they couldn’t meet Nayely’s needs beyond love, a generous sponsor and church stepped in. Now when Nayely works up an appetite playing soccer at her Compassion center, she eats a warm meal afterward and doesn’t go to bed hungry.

 Read the story behind this photo

Week 40 | 2018

Week 39 – Breathing a bit easier

Thailand  

Chernaypaw still worries about her 14-month-old daughter Patnaree’s asthma. But since her Compassion center’s Survival Program stepped in, she now has medicines and treatments, and knows how to care better for her daughter’s condition. Now Chernaypaw can breathe a bit easier herself and enjoy fun-filled moments with her adorable little girl.

 See other ways the Survival Program helps

Week 39 | 2018

Week 38 – The Goliath in Axel’s head

Honduras  

Ten-year-old Axel, from Honduras, knew something was wrong when he didn’t have the balance or energy to play soccer with his friends after school. Doctors said he had hydrocephalus – fluid in the brain – and a pea-size tumor. Compassion helped Axel’s family pay for his lifesaving surgery.

 Read Axel's inspiring story of hope

Week 38 | 2018

Week 37 – Out of the dark and into the light

Togo  

Moms around the world do all they can to keep their children safe. But for children living in poverty, the risk of abuse, exploitation and trafficking abounds. It’s a dark and desperate place. But sponsors and supporters of Compassion give moms a network of caring Christian adults in the fight to keep children safe.

 See how the vulnerable are protected

Week 37 | 2018

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