tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47798 2013-03-04T17:27:23.26-07:00 Compassion International A Race Against Poverty tag:compassion.com,2015-00-26:5-88149 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-26T10:00:43-07:00

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

A Constant Amid Chaos tag:compassion.com,2015-28-23:5-87373 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:28:29-07:00 Willow Welter • Photos: Chuck Bigger

Compassion’s unwavering support began years before disaster changed a sponsored boy’s life forever.

A Stable Start tag:compassion.com,2015-18-23:5-87400 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T12:18:11-07:00 Willow Welter • Photos by Chuck Bigger

Parents whose struggles worsened after the quake help their babies gain solid footing in the Child Survival Program.

Solid Footing tag:compassion.com,2015-38-23:5-87411 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T13:38:42-07:00 Sean Sheridan, Leanna Summers and Willow Welter • Photos by Chuck Bigger and Shaun Stanley

Compassion’s initial and continuing relief efforts after the earthquake are providing lasting help for children and their families.

New Foundations tag:compassion.com,2015-00-23:5-87413 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:00:40-07:00 Santiago "Jimmy" Mellado • Photos by Chuck Bigger and Tim Mitchell

Stability — in newly built schools and children’s lives — begins with strong groundwork.

Lasting Relief tag:compassion.com,2015-07-23:5-87452 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:07:09-07:00 Willow Welter • Photos by Chuck Bigger
Compassion invests in Haitians to start businesses, support their children and rebuild their battered country.
News Briefs tag:compassion.com,2015-49-23:5-87486 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-23T00:49:27-07:00
Issues affecting children around the world
Rescued From Despair tag:compassion.com,2015-30-16:5-88043 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-16T14:30:10-07:00

Sponsored child María Teresa Boch learns to love God and serve her community as a nurse through the encouragement of her sponsors and the support of the Compassion-assisted La Verdad Child Development Center in Guatemala.

The Long Road Back to Compassion tag:compassion.com,2015-03-14:5-87859 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T21:03:10-07:00
How one family’s tragedy led them far from home and back to Compassion
Becoming the Man of the House tag:compassion.com,2015-26-14:5-87926 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T21:26:49-07:00
One young man’s tragedy helped him find his place, as God’s plan for his life unfolded into a big vision for his family and his nation.
Worship Makes Him Come Alive tag:compassion.com,2015-43-14:5-87927 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T21:43:02-07:00

A 4-year-old boy in Honduras was trapped by shyness, and he lashed out at his peers because of his frustration with a poverty-filled life. But when a couple began sponsoring him through Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Program, everything began to change.

Who Will Give Them A Voice? tag:compassion.com,2015-54-14:5-87928 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T21:54:47-07:00

At a Compassion child development center in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 286 children attend activities. Many of them have sponsors to support them financially and send them words of love, but many do not. These children wait patiently for someone to reach out and put hope in their hearts.

Hopes Set High on the Tennis Court tag:compassion.com,2015-07-14:5-87930 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T22:07:58-07:00

In a community stricken with poverty and gang violence, a 12-year-old boy discovers hope through commitment and hard work, both on the tennis court and in life.

Hanging Onto Culture tag:compassion.com,2015-15-14:5-87931 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T22:15:45-07:00

Mastering traditional Indian dance helps children at one Compassion center gain self-esteem while proudly identifying with their cultural heritage.

My Dreams Have Become Real tag:compassion.com,2015-52-14:5-87951 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-14T22:52:28-07:00
Being a Compassion-sponsored child has brought personal growth and self-confidence to a young woman poised to lead much more than her community.