Sometimes words just aren't enough to convey the incredible stories of children in poverty and those who fight on their behalf.
Poverty Around the World
Poverty cannot snuff out a life — unless we let it. Please don't let it.
In the context of poverty, surviving and thriving during the infant and toddler years is no small accomplishment.
Two Mothers, Two Worlds, One Heart
On the surface, it would seem that an expectant mother in Togo would have little in common with Katy, a first-time mother in Colorado.
What Do Compassion Kids Eat?
Hint: You won’t find any pizza or chicken fingers here!
When I Grow Up
Compassion-assisted children are not only encouraged to have dreams for the future, but also to work toward achieving them.
From the Heart
Parents of Compassion-assisted toddlers express their gratitude for the blessings they have received.
Fighting for Her Future
When Lalitha’s father decided to stop her education and force her to marry at a young age, she stood her ground and fought for her rights.
30 Stunning Pictures of Bedrooms in the Developing World
The bedroom is e a safe haven, a place to curly up for sweet slumber after a long day. And it’s no different in the developing world.
14 Playful Photos of Kids Being Kids
The best thing about working with kids around the world? No matter what country they are from, they LOVE to have fun.
10 Beautiful Photos of the World’s Favorite Transportation
In the developing world, a bicycle can mean so much more than just that thing that gets you from point A to point B.
Developing Healthy Kids in the Developing World
Our local church partners address health and physical wellness in the specific context of the communities they serve.
When is a Toy More Than Just a Toy?
A glimpse into the powerful and magical world of toys in the lives of children in poverty — where a toy is more than just a toy.
Hug It Out!
These inspiring huggers will make your heart melt and motivate you to wrap your arms around someone to hug it out!
30 Adorable Things Kids Say in Their Letters
Every once in a while, the things the kids we sponsor have written to us make us pause, laugh, and thank God that we get to be a part of their lives.
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In fiscal year 2015, 81.8% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs. This is one of the highest percentages for a child sponsorship organization.
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"Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done."
— Proverbs 19:17
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