Week 28 – 3 … 2 … 1 … Blast off!

Burkina Faso  

Compassion children in Burkina Faso are so excited to share more about their lives, their homes and their cultures with you that they’re launching themselves into the air. Speaking of launching, check out Compassion’s new Explorer website for kids!

 Explore Compassion Explorer

Week 28 | 2018

Week 27

Dominican Republic   Child Survival

Carmen was five months pregnant with her daughter, Karla, when a motorcycle accident left her severely burned. Her local Compassion center in the Dominican Republic immediately registered her into the Survival Program, covered her medical costs, and cared for her and her newborn as she recovered. Now Carmen praises God for her life!

 Learn more about the Survival Program

Week 27 | 2018

Week 26 – Treasured photos


You probably display a photo of the child you sponsor somewhere in your home, but did you know sponsored children do the same thing with the photos they receive? We hear from children all over the world that photos of their sponsors are some of their most prized possessions. This is true for Ablavi, in Togo, seen here holding a picture of her sponsors. Because of them, her family was reunited.

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Week 26 | 2018

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.

 Learn about Youth Development

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

Week 22 – A spark that turned into a flame


Sponsorship was the spark that lit a flame in Sharon, in Uganda, that can’t be extinguished. Though she’s older and married now, she remembers the thirst for learning she gained through the encouragement of her sponsors.

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Week 22 | 2018

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

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