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December 2014 Sponsor E-News

United Through Prayer

Even though your sponsored child may live thousands of miles away, there is one thing that can bring your worlds together: prayer. In this video, learn the importance of your prayers for your sponsored child, as well as the humbling fact that he or she also lifts you up, by name, in prayer.

A 72-year old grandmother in Colombia with her grandchildren.

A Grandmother's Love

Francia knows all too well the challenges of raising children in poverty. But at 72 years old, she is now raising her four grandchildren, and the obstacles are greater than ever before.

A Ugandan woman named Grace.

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Orphaned and raised by a verbally abusive aunt, Grace believed the lies she was told — that she was “bad-hearted.” But at the Compassion center, Grace would soon learn that she was loved far more than she could ever know.

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.

compassion works jorge's story

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.

can we defeat poverty

Can We Defeat Poverty?

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