Featured Stories

featured stories

Featured Stories - These featured stories from the developing world highlight the countries and communities we work in. The stories feature the children and families we serve and the churches we partner with. The vast majority of the stories are written by our local country staff.

The stories we feature on this page focus on the challenges in fighting extreme poverty in Africa, Asia, South America, Central American and the Caribbean as well as the needs of people living in abject global poverty. The featured stories promote our programs and the application of our Christian holistic child development model as a solution to release children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty.

Featured Stories
  • A Race Against Poverty

    Jan 26, 2015

    Kenia Perfas has been in a race her whole life. A race against poverty, a race against illiteracy, a race against failure and neglect.

  • Rolden's Top Three

    Feb 24, 2015

    The father of a Compassion-sponsored girl in the Philippines describes the top three benefits his daughter is receiving.

  • Healing for the Heart

    Feb 24, 2015

    Yannely has discovered Christ’s healing through a restored relationship with her estranged father.

  • Rescued From the Brink

    Feb 24, 2015

    Destitute and starving, Lizzy and her twin infant sons were clinging to life.

  • A Miracle in Disguise

    Feb 24, 2015

    A trial turns into a testimony of God’s faithfulness.

  • Food for Thought

    Feb 24, 2015

    Today, one in eight people around the world will go to bed hungry. The majority of them are children living in poverty.

  • A Church and a Fish Farm

    Feb 09, 2015

    A local church, virtually unknown in its community for many years, has now become a town hub.