See how one community in Indonesia provides teens with the opportunities to learn, grow and leave behind poverty!
Unrelenting poverty made Margaret feel hopeless. But when her oldest son was registered with Compassion and began attending school, Margaret saw how education and sponsorship could provide a different future.
Karina’s first year was filled with long hospital stays, countless doctor visits and medical scares. But after a year in the Child Survival Program, those trials became a place for hope to take root.
Fuad was given only a 10 percent chance of survival. As his family grappled with the decision to send him from Ethiopia to India for surgery, Compassion offered the resources to turn that slim chance of survival into an opportunity for a miracle.
Jeric uses his job in the Philippine government to try to help children living in poverty. He is hopeful that the values instilled in him by his sponsor, tutors and the Church will help him affect change on the entire country of the Philippines.
What does education look like for children living in poverty? This photo essay explores both classroom and hands-on education opportunities.
Earlier this month, the United States commemorated 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. Read the story of how one sponsor’s death on 9/11 inspired her friend to continue her legacy of helping and serving in this month’s digital edition of the Compassion Magazine.
In fiscal year 2015, 81.8% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs.
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— Proverbs 19:17
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