tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47843 Brazil Stories 2011-05-30T15:41:51.643-06:00 Compassion International Faster. Higher. Stronger. tag:compassion.com,2016-42-12:5-110560 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-12T14:42:25-06:00

Every elite athlete began as a child with a dream.

How Has Zika Targeted the Poor? tag:compassion.com,2016-34-09:5-108896 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-09T09:34:37-06:00

Zika has been reported in 24 countries — 10 where we work.

From Suffering to Salvation tag:compassion.com,2016-34-09:5-104086 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-02-09T12:34:37-07:00

Ana's father was a dangerous drug dealer who filled the family's home with abuse and violence.

What Do Compassion Kids Eat tag:compassion.com,2015-10-01:5-100642 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-10-01T09:10:16-06:00

Hint: You won’t find any pizza or chicken fingers here!

How Auricélia Helps Mothers and Toddlers tag:compassion.com,2015-08-28:5-95266 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-04-28T08:08:22-06:00

Auricélia, a frontline worker changing the lives of moms and toddlers in Brazil, gives a behind-the-scenes look into her role.

Sponsorship Infuses Strength tag:compassion.com,2015-09-27:5-88357 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-27T22:09:57-07:00

A 21-year-old young woman in Brazil looks back on her life — a life filled with poverty and one struggle after another — and acknowledges the significant role her Compassion sponsor has played.

Diamonds in the Rough tag:compassion.com,2014-12-30:5-83718 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T12:12:37-06:00

Compassion is closing centers in the wealthiest southeast to envision a different future for children in the poorest areas of brazil.

Diamonds in the Rough tag:compassion.com,2014-30-30:5-83737 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T14:30:26-06:00 News Briefs tag:compassion.com,2014-12-30:5-83828 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T15:12:42-06:00

In an attempt to combat dengue fever — a sometimes fatal, mosquito-borne infection — Brazilian health officials in April began releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in high-risk areas.

The Other Brazil tag:compassion.com,2014-59-23:5-81350 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-06-23T14:59:42-06:00

Brazil may have one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but those living in the north are being left behind.

News and Views tag:compassion.com,2013-30-02:5-70394 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-06-02T14:30:39-06:00

Researchers probe the role of hope in releasing children from poverty.

The Path That God Paved tag:compassion.com,2011-00-26:5-33706 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-01-26T00:00:00-07:00 Ana Rafaela, Brazil Field Communication Specialist

Poverty had a path ready for Ivoneide. She lived in a shack in a poor community with an abusive father. A sponsor and the Leadership Development Program put her on God's path.

Finding Compassion tag:compassion.com,2009-00-15:5-32856 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-12-15T00:00:00-07:00 Tania Mendes in Brazil and Leura Jones, Contributing Writer
Rogerio was tired of feeling hungry. Driven by his hunger, he began seeking food. What he found was a caring pastor, a Compassion-assisted child development center, and the love of the Lord.
Restoring a Broken Heart tag:compassion.com,2008-00-16:5-32888 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-06-16T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Tania Mendes in Brazil
Talita, a Compassion Leadership Development student, makes a difference in children's lives by volunteering at the same student center she was enrolled in as a child.
Champions of Faith tag:compassion.com,2008-00-27:5-33799 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-05-27T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell

Read how Compassion tutor and karate champion Francisco de Melo is helping shape Compassion-assisted student Jorge Barrosa, an up-and-coming karate master in Brazil.