Stories

Survival Bangladesh
An End to Their Chronic Hunger
Kanti had only rice to eat. Her baby? Only water. Here’s how donors helped rescue them from malnutrition.
Child Sponsorship Ecuador
Big, Beautiful Smiles
With children as young as toddlers experiencing tooth decay in a rural community in Ecuador, Compassion's local church partner took action.
Critical Needs Honduras
"I Beat Dengue"

Rafael got infected with severe dengue and spent almost a month hospitalized in the capital city’s public hospital. Doctors doubted his healing, but Rafeal wouldn’t give up.

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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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