Stories

Colombia Child Development
No Longer Afraid

Eight-year-old Neriana experienced so much anxiety from the pandemic that her blood sugar levels skyrocketed. But with the support of Ester, a dedicated Compassion tutor, Neriana found peace.

Indonesia Youth Development
From Depression to Hope

After losing his mother, Joffian spiraled into a deep depression. But with the support of the local Compassion center, he is now filled with hope and healing.

El Salvador Survival
Hope Can’t Be Quarantined

When COVID-19 hit her community in El Salvador, Amparito — a mother living in poverty — was filled with anxiety. But with the support of her local Compassion Survival Program, she's now filled with hope and peace.

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Pray

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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.
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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