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.

June 2015 Sponsor eNews

Small Steps, Big Change

How important can washing your hands really be? For a child in poverty, it can be the difference between life and death. Compassion works to ensure that children have not only safe water, but also a solid understanding of basic hygiene.

A Filipino man stands in an alleyway with his wife and four children

A Felon Turns to Faith

Whispers have always followed Joey Reyes through his neighborhood in the Philippines. A known drug user with a violent past, Joey was a man with nothing to lose.

A mother holding her infant daughter.

Prayers for Louise

Denise Tapsoba knows it is a little early to be thinking of her daughter’s wedding. Little Louise hasn't even taken her first step yet, but Denise has found hope that Louise will have a future far different from her own.

A Haitian college student sits against a tree and looks at a video camera

A Life Spared

It has been more than five years since a powerful earthquake devastated the impoverished country of Haiti. But for Edson Lucien, it feels like yesterday.

A 9-year old Ecuadorian boy with bandages covering most of his head and face

Faith Through Fire

The smoky air in Guayaquil, Ecuador was filled with shouts and laughter on New Year's Eve 2011. But those happy shouts turned to shrieks of terror when 9-year-old Marlon was caught in a fiery explosion.

Compassion Leadership Development students

Compassion Roundtable: The Staff Changed My Life

This video gives you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the power of Compassion in the lives of some of our most engaged graduates.

A group of children in a garbage dump

The Journey Prayer Guide

An an interactive, 30-day prayer guide focused on children in poverty. Each day serves as a reminder of how you can draw closer to your sponsored child through prayer.