Hidden Talent Brought Into the Light
Bijolee’s talent for singing was evident from an early age. But sadly, there were no opportunities in her poor community in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for her to nurture and develop that talent … that is, until her Compassion center intervened.
When I Grow Up
In Compassion centers around the world, children are not only encouraged to have dreams for the future, but also to work toward achieving them. This photo essay highlights sponsored children and their responses to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
Edinson was only 8 years old when he preached his first gospel message. Today, at 13, the Compassion-sponsored teen is a talented preacher and gifted young leader who aspires to change the history of his town as its future mayor.
In His Words
“What I’ve learned through Compassion about the holistic development of a child has been a huge help for me. It’s about not focusing only on one area but looking at the child as a whole. That’s the vision I gained – that children should develop in that way."
— Orlando Claros, a student in Compassion Bolivia’s Leadership Development Program who works at a school for special-needs children
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