tag:compassion.com,2011-05-30:5-47863 Ecuador Stories 2015-02-03T13:56:40.667-07:00 Compassion International 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?

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!

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.

Dreams Come True tag:compassion.com,2015-08-28:5-88359 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-28T12:08:09-07:00

A childhood prayer to attend university is answered through the educational support of Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Program.

Cast Away No Longer tag:compassion.com,2014-26-31:5-77842 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-01-31T14:26:35-07:00

An isolated island in Ecuador offers a unique look at the challenges in meeting children's greatest needs.

Anchored Photo Essay tag:compassion.com,2014-45-31:5-77922 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-01-31T14:45:38-07:00

Families’ personal stories reveal why Compassion is sorely needed on the island of Pampanal de Bolivar.

A Compass for Childhood tag:compassion.com,2013-48-01:5-73732 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-10-01T15:48:22-06:00

Adults often marvel at how many things change in only a decade. But for children, everything changes in a decade.

The Toll of Poverty on Motherhood tag:compassion.com,2011-00-01:5-32649 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-02-01T00:00:00-07:00 Cecilia Yépez, Ecuador Field Communication Specialist
Glenda was a single mother, pregnant, abandoned and abused. She worked selling water hoping to provide for her children. The Child Survival Program came alongside her before it was too late.
Love that Transforms tag:compassion.com,2009-00-04:5-33588 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-12-04T00:00:00-07:00 Cecilia Yepez, Ecuador Communications Specialist and Sara Martin, Contributing Writer
Mercedes was attacked and assaulted at 13. The news of her pregnancy filled her with despair, but Compassion's Child Survival Program did not let her walk the path alone.
The Power of Belief tag:compassion.com,2008-00-27:5-32844 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-12-27T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Cecilia Yepez in Ecuador

Melisa was born into an often violent home. Her childhood was abusive. After always being told she wasn't good enough, Melisa found encouragement and love through Compassion's program.

More to Life tag:compassion.com,2008-00-26:5-33201 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-11-26T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Cecilia Yepez in Ecuador

Rená® belives one thing wholeheartedly, that God loves him and that He has a plan for his life. Despite living in an city with 80 percent unemployment and increased gang acitivity, Rená® continues to live for God.

Breaking the Cycle tag:compassion.com,2007-00-16:5-33672 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell
Through the support of the Voice and Christian Thinking Child Survival Program, Susana Paulean learns to break the cycle of neglect.
Knowledge and Support Brings Health and Healing tag:compassion.com,2007-00-24:5-33174 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-06-24T00:00:00-06:00 Jenny Balcazar in Ecuador, with Brandy Campbell

Josué ‡omez, a child with hemophilia, learns to take charge of his disease and find hope through his involvement with Compassion in Ecuador.

Rest for the Weary tag:compassion.com,2006-00-04:5-33370 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-10-04T00:00:00-06:00 Liseth Estévez in Ecuador with Brandy Campbell
As the single mother of four children under the age of 10, Blanca Yé°¥z knows exhaustion. When a friend told Blanca about the Vida Child Survival Program, she knew God had answered her prayers. Now Blanca shares the priceless lessons she learns at the projects with other mothers in her community.
Defying the Odds tag:compassion.com,2006-00-25:5-33793 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 Liseth Estévez in Ecuador
Mayra Ramirez lives with her family in a cramped house overlooking a garbage dump in Eloy Alfaro, Ecuador. Read about the help Mayra's received from the Compassion-assisted Barrio Cuba Student Center (EC-369).