tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47797 2011-05-30T14:00:11.257-06:00 Compassion International A Daughter Named "Blessed" tag:compassion.com,2015-10-06:5-88861 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T13:10:54-07:00

A 17-year-old mom gives birth to a 3-pound baby and rediscovers hope in the process.

Paying It Forward tag:compassion.com,2015-55-06:5-89484 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T15:55:40-07:00

A former sponsored child founds a ministry to reach children and elderly people in his community.

Hope for Grandfather and Grandson tag:compassion.com,2015-41-06:5-89485 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T15:41:23-07:00

One family in Ghana simply could not make ends meet, and a young boy and his grandfather were beginning to lose hope.

The Benefits of Educating Girls tag:compassion.com,2015-10-06:5-89486 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T15:10:56-07:00

In many parts of Mexico, educating girls is still viewed as counterculture. But for those girls who are the exception, the payoff is significant.

World Changer at Sixteen tag:compassion.com,2015-48-06:5-89487 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T14:48:27-07:00

While living in extreme poverty, a teenage boy in Peru has found his voice and now educates his peers about the child labor issues.

School for Parents tag:compassion.com,2015-58-06:5-89488 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-06T14:58:43-07:00

A successful workshop educates parents on how to raise their children, positively affecting their family relationships and boosting their children’s performance in school.

A Little Girl with a Big Dream tag:compassion.com,2015-15-05:5-89142 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-05T11:15:00-07:00

Shaira has experienced more than her share of disappointment and heartache, but she still has a powerful hope for her future.

Welcome to My World tag:compassion.com,2015-01-05:5-89184 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-05T14:01:15-07:00

Without even a place to do homework, two sisters share difficult circumstances at home and hope for a brighter future.

Planning Today for All the Tomorrows to Come tag:compassion.com,2015-35-05:5-89185 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-05T13:35:22-07:00

Even though her circumstances threaten to destroy her dreams, Katherine remains committed to setting and achieving her goals in life.

Grandchildren Loved as Children tag:compassion.com,2015-23-04:5-88361 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-04T15:23:04-07:00

At 72 years old, Francia has been raising children for most of her life — first her own seven children and now four of her grandchildren.

Miraculous Healing Through Desperate Prayers tag:compassion.com,2015-04-04:5-89110 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-04T12:04:48-07:00

After nine surgeries Rodgers deteriorating medical condition left the doctors searching for answers.

Love Really Does Conquer All tag:compassion.com,2015-13-03:5-88355 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-03T12:13:56-07:00

In Sadursha's life, the role of love in healthy development couldn’t be any clearer.

One Book, Many Benefits tag:compassion.com,2015-11-03:5-88356 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-03T12:11:58-07:00

Providing illustrated Bibles to registered children contributes to academic, social and spiritual growth.

Illuminating Lives Across a Community tag:compassion.com,2015-15-03:5-88828 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-03T12:15:27-07:00

Since 1986, a committed church community in Rwanda has been running a child development center — without electricity.

One Step Closer to a Dream tag:compassion.com,2015-15-03:5-88829 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-03T12:15:12-07:00

Compassion Philippines facilitates sponsored youth Rein John Falcon’s participation in college, enabling him to pursue his dream of being a pastor and business owner.