Then and Now: Proof that "It Works"

Then and Now: Proof that "It Works"

  |   Posted: November 24, 2003

Compassion sponsorship makes a world of difference in the lives of impoverished children. Ines Murga is one of them. Read her story.
In 1997, Compassion initiated "It Works," a pilot project to document the progress of Compassion children in the countries where we work. We began in several countries, including Uganda, Bolivia and the Philippines, to interview and photograph children and their families. Our goal was to obtain overviews of the children's current situations and return in five to seven years to follow up. Here are some of the photos and stories of those children both then and now: