Over its history, Africa has suffered through major hardships including famine, drought, genocide, AIDS and brutal uprisings. Compassion works in eight African countries.
Compassion serves children in six countries within the south and southeast regions of Asia—the world’s largest continent which is also home to three-fifths of the total population on Earth.
| Sri Lanka
Central America & the Caribbean
Soaring debts, rampant inflation and government corruption plague this region of the world. Compassion has child development centers in seven Caribbean countries.
Compassion works in five South American countries where widespread human rights violations, drugs, a poor educational system and lack of infrastructure all contribute to significant poverty.