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    When I Grow Up

    Poverty doesn’t allow children to dream. It can block their perspective on the world. But when children in poverty meet Jesus, their dreams become real and become even better. Thanks to the work of the Church and the generosity of sponsors, children around the world are able to dream and achieve big things. Fuel is being poured into their hearts.

    Bolivia
    Gold Medal in Development

    Early childhood development is essential — but in a project in Bolivia, they also made it FUN! See how Compassion staff made things like crawling, building with blocks and finger painting into a fun showcase!

    Colombia
    Speaking Against the Lies

    “I’m just stupid.” Sharith spoke those words often. But when she said them to the staff at her Compassion center, they knew they needed to speak out against that lie. Read how they used every resource they had to help this struggling little girl.

    El Salvador
    Closer to Her Dream

    Every step of the way, Erika faced challenges to her dream of being a doctor. Her father’s tragic death. Lack of money for school. But she wouldn’t give up — and through the support of Compassion and her sponsor, she doesn’t have to!

    Education
    Praying for Children Overcoming Obstacles to Education

    Every child deserves an education. More than 1 in 4 children in developing regions entering primary school will be likely to drop out. About 126 million youths worldwide lack basic literacy skills.

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    Day 9: Education for Parents
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    Day 10: Children With Special Needs
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    Day 11: Exploited Children
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    Day 12: Equipping the Church
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    Day 13: Communicable Illnesses
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    Day 14: Gang Violence
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    Day 15: Impoverished Countries