Growing Up As a Girl in Poverty
May 03, 2011
In the Maasai community males are to be respected while females are neglected. For Patience, a mother of six girls, the struggle to protect her daughters became too much to bear alone.
How Does the Child Survival Program Help a Baby in Poverty?
Apr 18, 2011
Unable to feed her youngest enough food, Sarasvathi watched as her baby lost weight. The Child Survival Program saw her need and brought help.
Families Struggle to Find Clean Water
Mar 21, 2011
With its trees, mountains and beaches, West Sumba Island in Indonesia looks like a lush paradise. Yet severe poverty is a part of everyday life here, and villagers struggle just to find clean water.
Bringing the Gospel to Prisoners
Mar 14, 2011
At a young age Mafelin was a leader, but her rebellious spirit worked against her.
Sponsorship Beyond the Child Development Center
Mar 01, 2011
Compassion-assisted child Riohnel came to the center every day very tired and wearing torn clothes, even after training hygiene from the Child Development Center. A Compassion worker discovered that Riohnel's mother sold his clothes and school supplies to get money. Now, Riohnel lives with his grandfather who takes good care of him.
The Toll of Poverty on Motherhood
Feb 01, 2011
Glenda was a single mother, pregnant, abandoned and abused. She worked selling water hoping to provide for her children. The Child Survival Program came alongside her before it was too late.
The Path That God Paved
Jan 26, 2011
Poverty had a path ready for Ivoneide. She lived in a shack in a poor community with an abusive father. A sponsor and the Leadership Development Program put her on God's path.