Educational Needs

How We Help to Educate

Compassion’s Educational Needs Fund helps children stay in school and learn valuable skills that enable them to be contributing adults in their communities one day. They may receive textbooks, uniforms and fees for labs. They may also receive tutoring with their homework, and spiritual and emotional support when things get tough.

Your donation helps to provide the essential resources for children to go beyond their primary education. Contribute today to keep children in school so they can grow academically and prepare for a successful future.

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Tuition Support

School attendance fees, postsecondary courses and entrance exams
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School Supplies

Textbooks, test and lab supplies, and school-required tools and equipment
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Specialized Education

Tutoring for children who have clinically-diagnosed learning, developmental and behavioral needs

Only 49%

of secondary school children actually attend school

4.5 Million

sub-Saharan African children are unable to attend school


of children worldwide not attending school are female

Funding the education of those in Chota, Peru

Thanks to generous donors, three Compassion Child Development Centers in Chota, Peru are implementing library and computer labs. These educational improvements benefit 843 children. As there are no computer labs where the Compassion centers are located, this is a great opportunity for children to learn computer skills in this remote place.

The Compassion centers have changed the spiritual and physical lives of these children, but now their academic futures have changed as well. Limited resources are no longer keeping these children from receiving a good education. Now, they have access to the technology resources they need without traveling to an internet café and paying for access.

Jhander, a high school student, shares his heart, “Thank you, Compassion International. Thank you, sponsors, for believing in us. Thank you for thinking of us. We live surrounded by mountains and far from big cities, but God is here and He has planned this for us.”

Give With Confidence

With Compassion, your donation is used wisely to help children around the world.

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Have Questions About Compassion and How We Work?

Donating to a charity is an important decision. So when you're passionate about a cause and want to make a difference, we encourage you to do your research. Compassion is 100% committed to financial integrity, stewardship and using each dollar wisely. If you have any questions about Compassion or exactly how your donation will be used, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Please call us at 800-336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT to speak with a Compassion representative.