Stories

Norah Creates table
Six-Year-Old With A Business Plan Provides for Children in Poverty

Norah is only six years old, but she has a business plan to ensure that her family’s sponsorship is fully funded each year. Learn how this little entrepreneur is creating her own products to make a big difference.

Tivani prays on her bed
An Answered Prayer

"For those of you who are still waiting for something, please don’t give up. Don’t stop praying. I prayed for almost five years and God answered my prayers." Tivani, 11, prayed for five years for a Bible of her own, even when she knew her father couldn’t afford it. Learn how God answered her prayers.

meeting Roger's family
Uganda
Artistic Advocacy

When Rebecca came home from her trip to Uganda, she decided to take on a bigger role in the fight against poverty. How was she going to do it? She would start by picking up a paint brush.

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A child holds up a letter from a sponsor
Write

Letter writing prompts, ideas, tips, FAQs and reasons to write your sponsored children.

Two children laughing
Give

Give a gift directly to your child or help provide assistance for the family.

A child kneels and prays
Pray

Each month, our global staff share prayer requests for the children we serve.

A woman hugs a child
Visit

Join an organized sponsor tour or arrange for an individual personal visit.

Resources

Clearing the Sludge and Seeing Our Sacredness

An encouraging devotional written by Aarti Sequeira — TV personality, cookbook author and Compassion advocate

An Ethiopian woman uses a knife to cut into a large loaf of dabo.
Ethiopia
Dabo
Dabo is a traditional Ethiopian bread that's very different from injera, the bread usually associated with the East African country.
Three bowls of wild mushroom soup sit on a table next to three hot peppers
Mexico
Wild Mushroom Soup
Mexican cuisine features a variety of wild mushrooms in tamales, salads, stews — and soups like this one!
Kenya
Githeri
This staple Kenyan food is a simple vegetarian stew of corn and beans.
Honduras
Arroz con Leche
Arroz con leche is a rice pudding enjoyed as a dessert or snack throughout Central America.

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