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    Crisis Food
    How the Global Food Crisis Is Impacting Children

    Malnutrition damages children’s growth, learning and development. Compassion and local church partners are doing everything possible to give children in poverty and their families resources and opportunities to thrive.

    Emanuel and his family
    Tanzania Alumni
    Alumnus Builds a Better Life For His Family

    Years after graduating from the Compassion program, Emanuel has built a family of his own, and they live free from poverty. Emanuel is now a professional welder thanks to the skills he learned at his Compassion center in Tanzania.

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    El Salvador Education
    3 Powerful Ways Books Change Lives for Children in Poverty

    Many children in poverty are not enrolled in pre-primary education because their parents don’t have enough money to purchase the required books. Here are three reasons access to books in early childhood is critical for young children, helping break down generational barriers to literacy and education success.

    a little girl sits on the ground holding an empty plate
    Crisis Food
    5 Reasons the World is Facing a Global Food Crisis

    Our fragile world is facing an impending global food crisis. As extreme weather and drought collide with the impact of the pandemic, war, and rising inflation, more and more people are facing food insecurity. Here’s how we’re mobilizing to meet the need.

    a girl kneels and prays
    Uganda Prayer
    They Said Her Father Would Die. But Lynet Knew Nothing is Impossible for God.

    A faithful 12-year-old in Uganda shares how prayer carried her family through a terrifying experience.

    Lizeth holds a sign that reads "I have a sponsor"
    Ecuador Sponsorship
    The Day Lizeth Learned She Was Sponsored

    The day began just like any other for little Lizeth, but it would end as one her most memorable! It was the day one of her prayers would be answered. The day she would hear a few special words of hope.

    April sits in her home with her mother
    Philippines Alumni
    Compassion Alum Pays it Forward

    April, a Compassion alumna, is preparing to serve as missionary to Nepal in July 2022. Learn about her amazing journey and write her a word of encouragement before her travels!

    Norah Creates table
    Six-Year-Old With A Business Plan Provides for Children in Poverty

    Norah is only six years old, but she has a business plan to ensure that her family’s sponsorship is fully funded each year. Learn how this little entrepreneur is creating her own products to make a big difference.

    Tivani prays on her bed
    An Answered Prayer

    "For those of you who are still waiting for something, please don’t give up. Don’t stop praying. I prayed for almost five years and God answered my prayers." Tivani, 11, prayed for five years for a Bible of her own, even when she knew her father couldn’t afford it. Learn how God answered her prayers.

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    Letter Writing Sponsorship
    Funny Things Kids Say in Letters

    We recently asked sponsors to submit funny lines from letters their sponsored children sent. We hope these responses make you smile!

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    Artistic Advocacy

    When Rebecca came home from her trip to Uganda, she decided to take on a bigger role in the fight against poverty. How was she going to do it? She would start by picking up a paint brush.

    meeting Roger's family
    Beauty in Faith

    "The center helped me become the person I am today," says Darling. "I learned the most important thing at the center… to love God above all else and to put my faith in Him because He will make a way." Learn how Darling’s faith carried her over obstacles and through a journey that helped break the cycle of poverty in her life.