Child Development Model

Learn about Compassion's child development model that's rooted in Christian child development and child advocacy. It's truly a long-term process, beginning in some cases with prenatal care and going all the way through leadership development for qualified young adults.
Child Development and Christian Child Advocacy

All of our programs are rooted in Christian child development and child advocacy. It's a long-term approach, beginning in some cases with prenatal care and going all the way through leadership development for qualified young adults.

Adolescent girls in Indonesia wearing brightly colored headdresses and woven sashes smiling, clapping and waving.

Child Sponsorship

An Indian teacher and several students sit on a striped mat and work with construction paper and pencils.

In a world where more than a billion children live on less than U.S. $2 per day, Child Sponsorship is the most strategic way to end child poverty.

Child Survival

A mother in Tanzania carries her infant son on her back.

Our prenatal program helps mothers give their babies a better chance to be healthy. And once a child is born, the Child Survival Program get critical child development off to a running start.

Leadership Development

A college student in Peru sits in the grass with an open Bible on his lap.

The Leadership Development Program identifies young Compassion-assisted men and women who have shown potential to become Christian leaders who can, in turn, influence their own families, churches, communities and nations.

Child Development

An Indian teacher and several students sit on a striped mat and work with construction paper and pencils.

All of our programs are rooted in Christian child development and child advocacy. It's a long-term approach, beginning in some cases with prenatal care and going all the way through leadership development for qualified young adults.