tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47798 2013-03-04T17:27:23.26-07:00 Compassion International The Flat-Tummy Fweeps tag:compassion.com,2015-43-11:5-96435 2015-06-11T14:53:32-06:00 2015-06-11T12:43:34-06:00

What might it have sounded like if Dr. Seuss had written a story about children in poverty?

Sewing Out of Poverty tag:compassion.com,2015-20-02:5-96301 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-06-02T08:20:35-06:00

Dozens of mothers get the tools to provide for their families thanks to a simple sewing program.

Heroes Don't Always Wear Capes tag:compassion.com,2015-59-29:5-96194 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-29T11:59:23-06:00 Kristen Welch

The significance of sponsoring a child is that, in many ways and circumstances, sponsorship is a child's life.

Poverty Defined, Described and Redefined tag:compassion.com,2015-09-26:5-96129 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-26T20:09:24-06:00

Poverty is an opportunity to provide an opportunity. It's an opportunity to free a child from a life sentenced to marginalization.

Faith Through Fire tag:compassion.com,2015-10-13:5-95770 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-13T08:10:16-06:00

Shouts and laughter turned to shrieks of terror when 9-year-old Marlon was caught in an explosion.

Small Steps, Big Change tag:compassion.com,2015-07-12:5-95772 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-12T10:07:39-06:00

For a child in poverty hand washing can be the difference between life and death.

A Life Spared tag:compassion.com,2015-22-12:5-95773 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-12T13:22:21-06:00

A former LDP student wonders why he survived the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Prayers for Louise tag:compassion.com,2015-17-12:5-95782 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-12T14:17:51-06:00

For Denise Tapsoba, the prospect of another child was more frightening than joyful.

A Felon Turns to Faith tag:compassion.com,2015-09-12:5-95783 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-05-12T13:09:08-06:00

A known drug user with a violent past, Joey Reyes was a man with nothing to lose.

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.

Child Sponsorship Complements and Supplements Traditional Schooling tag:compassion.com,2015-08-13:5-94800 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-04-13T12:08:51-06:00

We not only address the academic but also the socio-emotional, physical and spiritual.

Poverty Color Wheel tag:compassion.com,2015-04-09:5-94755 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-04-09T16:04:30-06:00

Our "poverty color wheel" vividly illustrates that the presence of poverty doesn't mean dignity is absent.

A Race Against Poverty tag:compassion.com,2015-00-01:5-88149 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-04-01T10:00:43-06:00

Kenia Perfas has been in a race her whole life. A race against poverty, a race against illiteracy, a race against failure and neglect.

Working for Little but Dreaming for Much tag:compassion.com,2015-29-31:5-91452 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-03-31T13:29:15-06:00 Galia Oropeza, BO Field Communications Specialist, Lucia Alcantara, Eddy Vasco

Three teenagers in Bolivia work long hours, often facing exploitation, to help provide for their families.

World Malaria Day 2015 tag:compassion.com,2015-10-31:5-93988 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-03-31T12:10:16-06:00

Malaria is an entirely preventable and treatable disease — yet it still takes the lives of hundreds of thousands every year.