Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."— Matthew 19:14
The world’s poorest countries are home to millions of children in desperate need. They are children without hope and without options.
Around the world, the poor carry the burden of poverty on their heads and on their backs. And they carry a shade of poverty in their hearts.
Plant the seeds of compassion in kids’ hearts with our 6-week journey of Scripture and kitchen-table activities.
Our $2 Dinner Challenge gives a small taste of what life is like for children living in extreme poverty.
Experience the culture of another country with this simple family activity.
Poverty is hopeless and depressing. But light shines in the darkness. And color brightens it. Vividly!
Visit our Global Ministry Center in Colorado Springs and take the free interactive tour.
What might it have sounded like if Dr. Seuss had written a story about children in poverty?
We are committed to safeguarding children in our programs from all forms of abuse and exploitation.
In fiscal year 2015, 81.8% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs. This is one of the highest percentages for a child sponsorship organization.
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"Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done."
— Proverbs 19:17
God wants to use you to accomplish transformational redemptive work in this world. Choose your action to help release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.