Highly Vulnerable Children
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Asia is the largest of the earth's seven continents, covering about one-third of the world's total land area. Its more than 3.9 billion inhabitants account for three-fifths of the world's total population.

These two Asian regions are highly diverse in population, culture and language; however, with few exceptions, their countries are economically underdeveloped.

Compassion serves more than 250,000 poor children in six countries in the south and southeast regions of Asia:

Featured Stories from Asia

Bangladesh
Restoring a Boy's Childhood

10-year-old Sujit became responsible for his family's income after his father suffered a crippling stroke. Then a local church intervened and gave Sujit reason to smile again.

Thailand Education
Longing to Learn

When schoolteachers stop showing up for work in a hard-to-reach village, Compassion’s local church partners intervene on children’s behalf.

Thailand Education
My Teacher, My Advocate

Children in the Karen tribe in Thailand are inspired to dream about the future.

Philippines Children
How Do You Get to School

This powerful piece in Explorer, our website for kids, tells the story of kids in the Philippines and how they used to swim across a dangerous river just to get to school. But see how Compassion helped change that journey!

Philippines Leadership Development
Adam’s Purpose

Adam grew up surrounded by political unrest that plagues his home country of the Philippines. Compassion helped him discover his purpose in battling violent extremism through social media.

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