tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48733 Ghana Updates 2011-06-09T19:29:54.12-06:00 Compassion International Responding to Ebola in West Africa tag:compassion.com,2014-14-01:5-86573 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-12-01T09:14:30-07:00

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

Advisory: Flooding in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2014-42-01:5-32852 2014-10-01T16:14:10-06:00 2014-10-01T15:42:33-06:00

The families of seven children from GH-629 Kpoviadzi Child Development Center have been affected by recent flooding in the southeastern Volta region of Ghana. The church staff is working to distribute relief items to the affected families.

Pray for Compassion Families in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2014-21-02:5-81077 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-06-02T11:21:38-06:00

Heavy rains in Adansi Kwaanan, Ghana, have damaged homes of 29 Compassion children. Pray for their recovery; Compassion has provided emergency relief items and helped repair houses.

Pray for our programs in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2014-00-01:5-79221 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-04-01T00:00:00-06:00

One of our programs in Ghana requests prayer for their caregivers, mostly single mothers struggling to provide for their kids. Ask God’s provision and protection for single moms in Compassion programs around the world.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2013-00-06:5-69245 2013-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 2013-05-06T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains caused flooding in Ghana during the last two weeks of April.

Advisory: Heavy Flooding in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2011-00-26:5-50179 2011-07-26T00:00:00-06:00 2011-07-26T00:00:00-06:00
It is reported that around 100,000 people have been affected by flooding. One Compassion-assisted center is located in the affected area.
Prayer Requests for Ghana tag:compassion.com,2011-00-13:5-32668 2011-07-27T00:00:00-06:00 2011-06-13T00:00:00-06:00

Please pray for Ghana during the rainy season. Pray for God to restore what has been lost in the heavy flooding.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2011-05-15:5-43553 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-03-15T14:05:00-06:00

UPDATE: March 15, 2011 – Ghana's capital Accra is still recovering from the heavy rains and flooding. The families of more than 40 Compassion-assisted children and two International Church Partner staff members experienced damage to their homes.

Advisory: Heavy Rains in Ghana tag:compassion.com,2011-00-15:5-45925 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-03-15T00:00:00-06:00

Heavy rains led to bridges collapsing and rivers overflowing. Children from eight Compassion centers were affected.

Discovery of a Deadly Condition tag:compassion.com,2011-00-03:5-32566 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-01-03T00:00:00-07:00 Vera Mensah-Bediako, Ghana Field Communication Specialist and Leura Jones, Contributing Writer

Victoria was different from other children her age. She was often tired and unable to keep up with the normal activities of life. A routine checkup revealed the reason why.

Finding a Life of Praise tag:compassion.com,2009-00-29:5-33094 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-12-29T00:00:00-07:00 Vera Mensah-Bediako, Ghana Communications Specialist and Leura Jones

Kafui was an orphan before she was born. Premature and without a mother, her young brother became her caretaker. Overwhelmed with the responsibility he found hope in a Compassion center.

A Joyful Transformation tag:compassion.com,2008-00-15:5-32854 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-12-15T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Vera Mensah-Bediako in Ghana
Margaret worried that her daughter was in trouble at the Compassion retreat. Was she rude to the leaders? Did she fight?  Her mother was relieved to hear, "Mama, I accepted Jesus into my heart."
Stopping the Sting of Malaria tag:compassion.com,2008-00-13:5-33675 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-11-13T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Vera Mensah-Bediako in Ghana
With more than 3.5 million malaria cases in Ghana,Compassion's Malaria Intervention program teaches children how to help prevent the disease and get treatment an option few families can afford.
No Longer Helpless tag:compassion.com,2008-00-07:5-32700 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-01-07T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell
No child should know the helplessness of wiping the feverish forehead of a younger brother as he shivers under piles of scratchy blankets. But for Japhet, that is a reality each year as malaria enters his family's one-room home.
The Right Thing to Do tag:compassion.com,2007-00-07:5-32972 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-11-07T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell

Mercy could have said no. She could have said, "I can't care for one more child." But her niece had endured too much loss. And while Mercy knew that she might not be able to provide food or clothes, she knew she could provide love.