tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48721 Tanzania Stories 2011-06-09T18:48:46.047-06:00 Compassion International A Great, Green Idea tag:compassion.com,2016-04-03:5-110369 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-08-03T11:04:42-06:00

In northern Tanzania, mothers of Compassion-assisted toddlers take their children’s healthy physical development seriously.

A Mother Dreams of Safe Water tag:compassion.com,2016-03-09:5-104088 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-02-09T12:03:53-07:00

What if you knew the water you gave your children made them sick? Parents in poverty face that reality each day.

Meet Isaka: A Behind the Scenes Look at Urgent Needs tag:compassion.com,2015-17-23:5-101777 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-11-23T04:17:51-07:00

Isaka doesn’t remember much about the day he got too close to the fire. But his mother does.

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.

Spreading Hope Through the Airwaves tag:compassion.com,2015-00-01:5-88368 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-01T12:00:02-07:00

Saada found safety through Compassion, and it gave her a confidence that led to a radio show.

Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro tag:compassion.com,2015-00-01:5-88500 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-02-01T12:00:02-07:00

Twenty-five adventurers trek up Mount Kilimanjaro to provide water wells for children in Tanzania.

Head Above Water tag:compassion.com,2014-30-30:5-83794 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-09-30T21:30:05-06:00

When 9-year-old Nyabwiri and her family need to wash clothes, cook meals, or drink water, they can’t just turn on a faucet.

Designer Compassion tag:compassion.com,2012-56-31:5-56427 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2012-05-31T14:56:29-06:00 Martha Anne Tudor, Photos by Andrew Huth

“I’d rather be driving a 16-year-old Ford truck and building water wells around the world than driving a car with monthly payments that could be sponsoring 10 kids,” says the business whiz and Nantucket Island notable, who’d rather be called humanitarian than successful.

AIDS Is Not the End of the Story tag:compassion.com,2010-00-21:5-33049 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-09-21T00:00:00-06:00 Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania

When Mwajabu's husband suddenly died, she went looking for answers. She soon discovered that she and her daughter have HIV/AIDS. They both were in desperate need of intervention.

Abundant Love, Abundant Life tag:compassion.com,2009-00-01:5-33457 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-10-01T00:00:00-06:00 Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania

Mwanidi did not let growing up in poverty without a father hold her back. With the support of her mother, Compassion and her sponsor she has risen above the hardships of life.

A Light in the Darkness tag:compassion.com,2008-00-09:5-33373 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-10-09T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania
After her husband was hit by a car, Esau's mother struggled to support her son. The desperation of poverty led him to begin stealing, but hope was revived with the help of a Compassion-assisted child development center.
Dancing with Life tag:compassion.com,2008-00-08:5-33024 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-09-08T00:00:00-06:00 By Brandy Campbell, with Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania

Dealing with the loss of a job and an abandoned husband, Zainabu was unable to provide for her daughters. With the help of the church and Compassion they have been given opportunity for health, education, spiritual growth and a bright future.

Historic Milestone in Tanzania tag:compassion.com,2008-00-17:5-32578 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 Charles Ngowi in Tanzania
Compassion Tanzania registered its 50,000 child on Feb. 16, 2008. Let's see how the milestone was reached and also learn how the child registration process works.
Partnership Prompts Spiritual Awakening tag:compassion.com,2007-00-02:5-33726 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-10-02T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Charles E. Ngowi in Tanzania
The Sambasha Baptist Church in Tanzania experiences growth in numbers and ministry as it partners with Compassion.
"Children's Children Are a Crown to the Aged..." tag:compassion.com,2006-00-10:5-33539 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-11-10T00:00:00-07:00 Phoebe Rogers, Contributing Writer

Thirteen years ago, Emilia took in her infant granddaughter, Cecilia, whose mother had died of AIDS before the child even reached her first birthday. When Cecilia was diagnosed as being HIV-positive, Compassion began providing nutritional support and access to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy for Cecilia. More than year after Cecilia began ARV treatment, she continues to stay healthy.