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    Critical Needs Honduras
    Operation Grocery Delivery
    When Honduras went into lockdown due to COVID-19, over 200 Compassion-assisted child development centers had to temporarily close. Find out how a group of dedicated staff worked with some VERY high officials to make sure children were still fed and cared for!
    Eva sits in her classroom
    Critical Needs Guatemala
    Protection Against Violence
    At home, Eva was surrounded by violence, but she found refuge at her Compassion center. Learn how her story inspired staff to transform an entire community.
    Child Sponsorship Indonesia
    What Does Cognitive Development Have to Do With Child Protection?
    The knowledge and problem-solving skills that sponsored children learn in Compassion's program can break the generational poverty cycle.
    Critical Needs Ethiopia
    Protection for Vulnerable Children
    Abandoned by their mom, twin sisters Elisabeth and Alemtarik were raised by their hardworking father. When his health began to fail, Compassion staff was there to ensure the girls would never again be left behind.
    Child Development Workers Bolivia
    Protection Against Loneliness
    Follow Jael, a Compassion staff member who spends her days visiting moms and babies living in desperate poverty — as she helps guard against the loneliness and isolation that many might feel.
    Sponsors and Donors Togo
    How Sponsors Helped Reunite a Family in Africa

    The Church steps up to help a girl missing her father.

    Critical Needs Nicaragua
    Eating and Playing Again
    A regular checkup at a Compassion center caught an illness threatening Cheyla's life — just before COVID-19 lockdowns began.
    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.
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    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.

    Critical Needs Tanzania
    Healed From Seizures

    A head injury left James suffering seizures several times a day. After 11 years and countless trips to the hospital with no permanent solution, Compassion helped to restore his childhood.

    Child Sponsorship Indonesia
    How Does Sponsorship Help Kids Physically?

    Meet Rusdy, a Compassion Project Facilitator, who is able to minister to children in desperate poverty because of sponsors and partners like you. Experience how Compassion helps children physically in this powerful video.