tag:compassion.com,2011-06-01:5-48284 India Stories 2011-06-01T20:32:15.913-06:00 Compassion International Equipped for the Future tag:compassion.com,2014-00-11:5-86736 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-12-11T12:00:02-07:00

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

A Writer and Her Camera Phone in India tag:compassion.com,2014-49-23:5-82612 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-08-23T11:49:44-06:00

This is an India far from the city. But close to the heart of Compassion.

News and Views tag:compassion.com,2014-06-30:5-80754 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-05-30T15:06:22-06:00

Read about conflicts in Africa, a polio breakthrough and other issues affecting children around the world.

News and Views tag:compassion.com,2013-00-01:5-73454 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-10-01T16:00:01-06:00

Read about the first low-priced rotavirus vaccine developed in India, the possibility of universall education in developing countries and other issues affecting children around the world.

News and Views tag:compassion.com,2013-30-02:5-70394 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-06-02T14:30:39-06:00

Researchers probe the role of hope in releasing children from poverty.

Poverty to Ph.D. tag:compassion.com,2013-22-26:5-68798 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-04-26T13:22:21-06:00 Martha Anne Tudor with Jayaseelan Enos, India Communications Specialist

Forced to quit school at age 10, Vedhanayagam Masilamani seemed destined to become a low-paid buffalo herder. But Compassion's intervention enabled the Indian boy to pursue a different kind of field.

Rescued From Child Labor tag:compassion.com,2010-00-26:5-33662 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-07-26T00:00:00-06:00 Jayaseelan Enos with Leura Jones, Contributing Writer

Hepsiba grew up in a dangerous community. Child labor was an inevitable future for her. Then the Leadership Development Program offered her a new hope.

The Product of Love tag:compassion.com,2009-00-09:5-32701 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-09-09T00:00:00-06:00 Provashish Dutta in India with Leura Jones, Contributing Writer

Barka went from being involved in gangs and drugs to becoming a leader for an Anti-Drug Rally. Read the miraculous story of how persistent love transforms hearts.

A Reason to Serve tag:compassion.com,2008-00-17:5-32595 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-11-17T00:00:00-07:00 Sumana Mani in India, with Brandy Campbell

As a mother, Kanchana persistantly wanted her son Saktivel to get an education. With the help of Compassion, a partnership grew with a fiercely determined mother who would do anything for her son.


 

Precious in His Sight tag:compassion.com,2008-37-30:5-32475 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-09-30T14:37:05-06:00 Sumana Mani in India

Precious in His Sight - Compassion International's Child Survival Program workers in India are confronting centuries-old customs to save girls from abortion and infanticide.

Compassion Offers an Oasis of Peace and Hope tag:compassion.com,2008-00-22:5-33014 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-01-22T00:00:00-07:00 Sumana Mani in India, with Brandy Campbell
Soumya could have believed the lies of poverty and bigotry her parents taught her. But the day Soumya was forced out of her home, she said with certainty, "God will take care of me."
Who Can Give Love? tag:compassion.com,2007-00-19:5-33283 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-12-19T00:00:00-07:00 Sumana Mani in India, with Brandy Campbell

Radhika knows life would have been dramatically different without her Compassion sponsors. She could have been preyed upon by child traffickers or been a child laborer. But instead, she has a loving family and dreams of becoming a doctor.

Poor Children in India Have a New Future tag:compassion.com,2007-00-02:5-33086 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-11-02T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell

Millions of poor children around the world are abandoned each year by families who cannot afford even the most basic needs. But with Compassion, children like Hira have a different future.

God's Gift of Love tag:compassion.com,2007-00-12:5-32653 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-02-12T00:00:00-07:00 Sumana Mani in India
A child in India learns the true meaning of gratitude.
A Mother's Call for Help tag:compassion.com,2007-00-08:5-33054 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-02-08T00:00:00-07:00 Sumana Mani with Brandy Campbell
Most mothers in India simply lack knowledge. When their children become dehydrated, mothers don't know how to strengthen their little ones' frail bodies, and mothers like Vellathai live in constant fear of the diseases that claim so many lives in their village. For Vellathai, knowledge has helped her redirect her energy from fear to action.