Stories

Critical Needs Honduras
Operation Grocery Delivery
When Honduras went into lockdown due to COVID-19, over 200 Compassion-assisted child development centers had to temporarily close. Find out how a group of dedicated staff worked with some VERY high officials to make sure children were still fed and cared for!
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Critical Needs Guatemala
Protection Against Violence
At home, Eva was surrounded by violence, but she found refuge at her Compassion center. Learn how her story inspired staff to transform an entire community.
Child Sponsorship Indonesia
What Does Cognitive Development Have to Do With Child Protection?
The knowledge and problem-solving skills that sponsored children learn in Compassion's program can break the generational poverty cycle.

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Write

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

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Give

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

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Pray

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

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Visit

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

Resources

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.
Guatemala
Empanadas
These sweet or savory stuffed pastries are beloved throughout Latin America.
Ghana
Crispy Baked Yams
Fried yams are a popular street food in Ghana. This baked version is similar but healthier.

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