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
  • Equipped for the Future

    Dec 11, 2014

    For the women of West Bengal, there is a mantra that is whispered, over and over. There is no hope.

  • Responding to Ebola in West Africa

    Dec 01, 2014

    This photo essay highlights the measures we are taking to protect children and families.

  • Diamonds in the Rough

    Sep 30, 2014

    Compassion is closing centers in the wealthiest southeast to envision a different future for children in the poorest areas of brazil.

  • Head Above Water

    Sep 30, 2014

    When 9-year-old Nyabwiri and her family need to wash clothes, cook meals, or drink water, they can’t just turn on a faucet.

  • News and Views

    Sep 30, 2014

    In an attempt to combat dengue fever — a sometimes fatal, mosquito-borne infection — Brazilian health officials in April began releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in high-risk areas.

  • Honestly Funny

    Sep 30, 2014

    Chonda Pierce says she saw herself in the face of every child she met when she traveled to Colombia last year to visit 13-year-old Arley, her sponsored child.

  • The Course of Life

    Sep 30, 2014

    A teenager's faith inspires her family to quench a Dominican Town's Thirst for Safe, Affordable Water.