a girl washes her hands
    Hunger Water
    10 Things to Know About Water and Hunger
    Here are facts you should know about how unequal access to safe water is related to malnutrition — and how we can unite as the global Church to work toward safe water for all.
    World Water Day 2023
    Photos and Videos Water
    When the Water Flows, So Does the Joy
    A borehole project at a Compassion center in Tanzania gave sponsored children fresh drinking water, proper hygiene and flushing toilets — helping protect their health and dignity.
    Crisli works on her homework
    Nicaragua Education
    I’m the First in My Family To Attend School
    My mother never learned to read or write, but she made sure I got the education she couldn’t by enrolling me in the Child Sponsorship Program.
    Karina is smiling as she stands at the entrance gate to the field where her cows graze
    El Salvador Advocacy Youth Development
    How Karina Broke Stereotypes and Launched a Business
    On this International Women’s Day, we celebrate women from Compassion’s program like Karina! She always dreamed of raising her own cattle, but in a culture where ranching is considered a man’s job, she had a lot to overcome. Read her remarkable journey from Compassion’s program to cattle rancher.
    2 girls rest during a hike
    7 Photo Ideas to Snap and Send to Your Sponsored Child
    I want to share seven ideas for photos you can snap and send to your sponsored child. These are simple, low-pressure ways you can express to your kiddo that you think and care about them. And each of these are ideas you can use over and over!
    Uganda Global Food Crisis
    He Grew Up Hungry. Now He Fights Hunger With Science.
    A graduate of Compassion’s program in Uganda, Collins is on a mission to ensure everyone has enough to eat.
    a group of children runs on the beach
    Letter Writing Sponsorship
    40 Questions to Ask in Your Letters for Every Season of the Year
    Need some inspiration for writing to the child you sponsor? Look no further than your calendar! Here’s a list of questions to ask your sponsored child based on seasons and holidays.
    Delmy and her mother
    Guatemala Youth Development
    Delmy Finds Hope After Tragedy
    After Delmy’s father died in a bus crash, the sponsorship program gave her a place to heal and skills to support a brighter future.
    a boy holds a sign that says "Te Amo Padrino"
    Advocacy Culture
    Say "I Love You" in Languages of Kids Around the World
    Celebrate love by learning to express it in different languages spoken by children in Compassion’s programs.
    Eraldo, with three boys at the center he used to attend
    Brazil Alumni
    Eraldo’s Mission to "Live By Faith, Show Love Always"
    A graduate of Compassion’s program shares how he found his calling with the help of his sponsors, church and family, who taught him to trust God and dream big.
    2 young girls
    Ethiopia Global Food Crisis
    How Kindness Filled Empty Stomachs and Classrooms
    Hunger leaves many students without energy to focus, so no lunch means no school for many children. Learn how Compassion staff, supporters and local mothers in Ethiopia showed Christ-like kindness to bring children back to the classroom.
    Juna and her family
    Colombia Crisis Poverty
    Growth Amidst Crisis—How Juna’s Family Started a Farm
    The global food crisis is impacting families across the globe, including Juna’s. As food prices soar, Compassion centers continue to look for sustainable solutions to the problem of hunger. Read more below about how Juna and her family were equipped for growth in a time of crisis—literal growth on their very own farm!