tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48712 Peru Stories 2011-06-09T18:19:05.793-06:00 Compassion International Thanks Even Through the Storms tag:compassion.com,2016-37-28:5-113484 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-10-28T12:37:58-06:00

El Niño means “The Little Boy.” A deceptively innocent phrase for a weather phenomenon that threatened to destroy Jenifer’s home.

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!

In Her Words tag:compassion.com,2015-45-28:5-97187 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-07-28T14:45:27-06:00

Nancy, the mother of a sponsored toddler in Peru, shares what sponsorship means for her daughter.

When Love Overflows tag:compassion.com,2015-09-11:5-89627 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-11T16:09:03-07:00

Imagine knowing nothing but poverty and disease your entire life, and then discovering a joy that comes from God alone.

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.

Custom-Made Compassion tag:compassion.com,2015-14-03:5-88830 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-03T12:14:50-07:00

Compassion provides exceptional support to a gifted sponsored child, enabling him to pursue his dream of becoming an accomplished violinist.

News and Views tag:compassion.com,2013-00-01:5-73454 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-10-01T16:00:01-06:00

Read about the first low-priced rotavirus vaccine developed in India, the possibility of universall education in developing countries and other issues affecting children around the world.

Disabled Toddler Finds Healing tag:compassion.com,2010-00-23:5-33663 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Marie Berg, Field Communications Specialist in Peru

Johnny's curved legs prevented him from walking. His mother and father had nowhere to turn for treatment. With Compassion they found hope and a road to recovery.

The Great Escape tag:compassion.com,2009-00-06:5-32585 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-08-06T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Marie Berg in Peru with Brianne Mullins

Isaura knew her dreams to go to college were limited because of the bondage of poverty. The local Compassion center came alongside her, believed in her and provided the opportunity for success.

My Cup Overflows tag:compassion.com,2008-00-15:5-33028 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-09-15T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Adele Berg in Peru
Growing up, Diana and her family struggled to get by. When Diana was enrolled in a child development center they found hope. Because of Compassion her parents no longer worry whether she will be fed or  able to attend school.
A Life Changing Choice tag:compassion.com,2008-00-18:5-33599 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-08-18T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Adele Berg in Peru

Daniel frequently visited the streets of Lima alongside his friends begging for money. Without the help of his family, his sponsor and the Compassion Student Center it would have been easy for Daniel to lose hope for the future.
A Journey of Hope tag:compassion.com,2007-00-10:5-32953 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-09-10T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Berg in Peru, with Brandy Campbell

Sarita Tello's father died and her mother left her with her grandmother, but Sarita found hope through Compassion. She has entered the Leadership Development Program and is going to college, studying to be a teacher.

Compassion Aids Peru Earthquake Victims tag:compassion.com,2007-00-23:5-32547 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 Ovetta Sampson, with Adele Berg in Peru
Natural disasters are devastating, but when they occur in poverty-stricken countries the challenges of relief are compounded. Read how Compassion Peru is responding to help thousands of Compassion families who are victims of the recent earthquake.
Program Graduate Returns to Help Community tag:compassion.com,2006-00-10:5-32690 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-08-10T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Berg in Peru

Through Compassion, Nancy Montalvo was able to achieve her dreams of a career in agricultural sciences and has returned to her community to help others.

No Longer Alone — Children and Their Single Moms Receive Compassion's Help tag:compassion.com,2006-00-12:5-33641 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-05-12T00:00:00-06:00 Ovetta Sampson
As a single mother, necessities like food, health care and even clothing would go unfilled if it were not for Compassion, says Catalina. Sponsorship has allowed her daugher, Maria, to have something that many families in her community do not have: hope.