Compassion Sponsor eNews

Compassion Sponsor eNews is sent to sponsors every other month. Encouraging stories, videos and pictures fill each of the Compassion Sponsor eNews pages.

December 2015 Sponsor eNews

Good Tidings of Great Joy

This Christmas, we celebrate the 158,030 Compassion-assisted children who accepted Christ this year.

Two Haitian teens do some electrical work

The Best Friend Award

When Jacob first began sponsoring José in El Salvador, he could have never guessed the friendship that would form.

A young girl holds a sheet of paper in her hands

Meet Isaka: A Behind the Scenes Look at Urgent Needs

Isaka, a young boy in Tanzania, is featured this year in Compassion's Gift Catalog as a recipient of the "Meet an Urgent Need" gift. Read a behind the scenes account of his story.

A young Thai girl hams it up

You Thought Your Family Photos Were Hard to Capture!

Imagine what it's like to get 60 kids to say "cheese" as they take their child packet photos! Get a look at the fun (and chaos)!

A white woman and an African woman

Two Mothers, Two Worlds, One Heart

On the surface, Rita, an expectant mother in Africa, has little in common with Katy, a first-time mother in the United States. But their hopes and dreams of these mothers are more alike than you might think!

A young Colombian man

From Rejected to Redeemed

Anderson was rejected by his parents and spent years struggling to overcome the stigma associated with being abandoned. But through the care of his grandmother and the staff at the Compassion center, Anderson found healing and forgiveness.

A young Indonesian girls standing in front of a blue wall

The Chance to Live

When Bintang was diagnosed with a life-threatening congenital heart defect, her family was unable to pay for her surgery. But when Bintang joined Compassion, her parents found that their daughter would get more than help with education and nutrition — she would have access to life-saving medical care.