What Makes Compassion Distinct

Compassion International is a Christian child ministry that has been helping impoverished children for more than 60 years.

What Makes Compassion Distinct? Church Based. Child Focused. Christ Centered.
What makes Compassion distinct? Compassion is church based with over 6,500 international church partners helping children in poverty. What makes Compassion distinct? Compassion is child focused with over 1.5 million sponsored children. What makes Compassion distinct? Compassion is a Christ centered ministry to children in poverty. Over 122,000 kids & moms invited Jesus to be their Savior over the last year.

Our three Cs distinguish us. Christ Centered. Child Focused. Church Based.

Our Commitment to Christ

Jesus Christ is at the heart of our ministry. Our commitment to Christ drives the content of our programs, characterizes the kind of people we hire, and guides our ethics.

Our Commitment to Children

Our ministry is focused on the individual child and his or her development. By working holistically with individual children to address their spiritual, economic, social and physical needs, we present every child with an opportunity to become a responsible and fulfilled Christian adult.

Our Commitment to the Church

It is an honor for us to walk alongside the Church, to accompany the Church as it helps bring the Kingdom of Heaven to this world. The local church is uniquely qualified to understand the real needs of her community and reach the children in poverty who need her care.

Beyond our three Cs, we further affirm our commitment to integrity with the following.

Our Commitment to You

We affirm these commitments to each person that sponsors a child with us.

Our Commitment to Child Protection

In support of Christ's mandate to care for and protect His little ones, we are committed to safeguarding children in our programs from all forms of abuse and exploitation.