Stories

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Uganda
What Really Happens When You Give a Goat?

Have you ever wondered what actually happens when you give a goat to charity? Learn how a Ugandan family’s entire livelihood was transformed by livestock given through the Compassion Gift Catalog.

Uganda
The Unique Way This Village Fights Period Poverty
In sub-Saharan Africa, about 1 in 10 girls misses school during her menstrual cycle. A Compassion center in Uganda is working hard to combat this.
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Letter Writing Sponsorship
5 Things Your Sponsored Child’s Center Staff Want You To Know
Compassion workers around the world share insights that every sponsor should know.

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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

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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