Despite representing just 5% of the world’s population, South America suffered a quarter of the world’s deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost a million people died across 12 countries in the region.
See below for more information on how Compassion is working in South America to minister to children and their families as they seek to recover and rebuild.
Please note that at this point in time, delays in letters or gifts may be due to other region-specific issues rather than COVID-19. If you sponsor a child in one of these regions, rest assured that we will send you any important updates regarding your sponsored child.