Compassion Sponsor E-News

Compassion sponsor e-news is sent to sponsors every other month. Encouraging stories, videos and pictures fill each of the Compassion sponsor e-news pages.

September 2014 Sponsor E-News

One Day

How will your sponsored child remember you? Compassion graduates share how their sponsors changed their lives and give you a glimpse of the impact you have as a sponsor.

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Full Potential

A young girl, left deaf because of neglect, grows up to form a ministry serving disabled children in Uganda, and teaches them that with God, all things are possible.

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The Gift of Literacy

Being illiterate can make the world a scary place. See how a Child Survival Program in Bolivia discovers that 40 percent of the enrolled moms can’t read or write — and launches a literacy initiative to provide a brighter future.

a family's sacrifice

A Family's Sacrifice

A Leadership Development Program student learns how God uses the circumstances in her life, including a painful separation from her family, to bring her to a place of hope and service to others.

who would've helped me

Who Would've Helped Me?

The mother of two Compassion-assisted children struggles with a health issue that could leave her sons orphaned. But through Compassion and the local church, she finally finds healing.

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Compassion Works: Jorge's Story

In the streets of Fortaleza, Brazil, Jorge Luis was constantly tempted by drugs and gangs. But see how Jorge’s journey took a new direction when he began taking karate classes at his Compassion center — and how he is using his skills to release dozens of other children from poverty.

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Can We Defeat Poverty?

This infographic explores the changing face of poverty and the potential that it can be defeated in our lifetime.