tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47833 Brazil Updates 2014-12-30T15:30:31.17-07:00 Compassion International Compassion International Haiti Suffers Millions Of Dollars In Damage Following Hurricane Matthew tag:compassion.com,2016-30-13:5-112759 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-10-13T01:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – October 13, 2016 – Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, struck Haiti last Tuesday, devastating thousands of Compassion-assisted children and their families, and several dozen Compassion child development centers within local church partners. Damage assessments to date reveal millions of dollars in recovery and rebuilding needs.

The Power of Hope tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111674 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

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.

Paying It Forward tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111772 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

Jeric uses his job in the Philippine government to try to help children living in poverty.

Beyond the Classroom tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111773 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

What does education look like for children living in poverty?

A Mother Finds Hope tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111775 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

Karina’s first year was filled with long hospital stays, countless doctor visits and medical scares.

Against the Odds tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111779 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

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.

Passion + Training = Released! tag:compassion.com,2016-19-30:5-111842 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-30T15:19:43-06:00

See how one community in Indonesia provides teens with the opportunities to learn, grow and leave behind poverty!

I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me tag:compassion.com,2016-33-12:5-110558 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-12T14:33:35-06:00

While you watch the athletes compete at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, take a moment to pray for the children who are far too often lost in the crowds.

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.

Something Bigger Than This tag:compassion.com,2016-43-28:5-110557 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-07-28T13:43:38-06:00

Johnwel was often bullied for his size. But his gold medal in shotput gave him a chance to help others who feel different.

Athlete Spotlight: Kenia tag:compassion.com,2016-15-27:5-110565 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-07-27T16:15:16-06:00

Track and field star Kenia never imagined her speed would be the key to escaping poverty.

God Did the Work tag:compassion.com,2016-27-27:5-109570 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-27T13:27:02-06:00

Doctors discovered tumors on Lidia’s knee, and said it would need to be amputated. But God had a different plan.

God's Handiwork tag:compassion.com,2016-05-27:5-109578 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-27T13:05:06-06:00

A pregnant mother doesn't give up on life when her husband leaves her and her family ridicules her.

In the Word — Rebuilding in Ecuador tag:compassion.com,2016-42-27:5-109637 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-27T14:42:49-06:00

What can the recent earthquake in Ecuador teach us about our own times of rebuilding?

A Faithful Father tag:compassion.com,2016-15-26:5-109568 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-26T13:15:34-06:00

When Jeffrey’s wife left home to find work in the city, he became a single parent to their three small children.