Stories

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Uganda Prayer
They Said Her Father Would Die. But Lynet Knew Nothing is Impossible for God.

A faithful 12-year-old in Uganda shares how prayer carried her family through a terrifying experience.

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.

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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.

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Pray

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

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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.
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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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