Bethel Student Center

Pastor Lucio Mallon Serrudo is changing Campanero as he serves the children in Jesus' name. This church oversees a Compassion child development program and is looking to partner with a church in the U.S.

Bolivia 
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Campanero, Bolivia

327 children

Pastor Lucio Mallon Serrudo is changing Campanero as he serves the children in Jesus' name. This church oversees a Compassion child development program and is looking to partner with a church in the U.S.


  • Bethel Student Center serves the children and families of Campanero.
  • Compassion-assisted children receive spiritual guidance through daily devotions, Bible studies and Sunday school.
  • Children have regular health checkups, proper hygiene workshops, and support with educational needs (fees, uniforms, supplies, and homework help).
  • Parents/guardians benefit from workshops and trainings offered at this center..

I'd like to learn more about BO-306:


  • Kisenyi A has a population of 3,800 and is a border town about a mile from the Uganda/Kenya border.
  • The majority of the population is unemployed.
  • HIV prevalence has increased to 30 percent, one of the highest in Uganda.
  • Common health issues: HIV/AIDS and malaria (mainly under age 9).
  • Social needs: income-generating activities and schools.

  • Busia Town Baptist Church began in May 2003 after a door-to-door evangelization mission from their parent church.
  • This church is located between two mosques in a Muslim-dominated area.
  • Their church motto is: "Entering church to worship and departing to serve." 


  • This church has partnered with Compassion for three years.
  • Goals: progress in protection from malaria and increased school attendance. 

  • Parents/guardians can learn parenting skills and benefit from income-generating activities.
  • Recreational programs: music, dance and drama competitions, and sports that encourage confidence and creative contribution.
  • Workshops offered: Vegetable growing, tree planting, and life skills.
  • Children and their families hear the gospel and are encouraged to grow in their faith.

*Consider using this profile as a tool to begin a discussion with your leadership to see how it may fit with your church's vision and mission. While we cannot guarantee you will be partnered specifically with this Pastor, we are seeking participants for our Church to Church strategy.