All Stories


    Peru
    Rosa Vega

    With the help of Compassion and her sponsors, Rosa has moved from survival to dreaming.

    Child Sponsorship Guatemala
    Teaching Her Father to Read

    A father chooses to invest in his daughter’s education — an investment that would pay off in ways he never could have imagined.

    Child Sponsorship Philippines
    Teen’s Church Wouldn’t Give Up on Her

    When a sponsored girl discovered her parents’ drug business, she needed her Compassion center more than ever.

    Dominican Republic Health Medical
    Holding on to Life

    A medical diagnosis gives Compassion staff the opportunity to find answers for a sick girl.

    Child Sponsorship Togo
    A Father Raises His Kids on $2 a Day

    Sponsorship allows a widower to envision a better future for his 8-year-old son.

    Rwanda
    Grace Karera

    "To some people a hospital is a scary place, but to me, it’s a life-changing sanctuary."

    Letter Writing For New Sponsors
    Letters Bring Hope

    You will never know how much your words matter.

    Advocacy Sponsors and Donors
    A Sponsor’s Harrowing Climb for Kids in Poverty

    Two years of intense training couldn’t prepare her for everything Mount Rainier had in store.

    Youth Development Dominican Republic
    Becoming a Dominican Doctor

    Ariel and his wife, Yara Maria, are both doctors. But as an adolescent, poverty threatened to keep Ariel from his dreams.

    Ethiopia Child Survival
    God’s Handiwork

    A joyful announcement turns into near tragedy as a mother grapples with rejection.

    Uganda Special Needs
    Girl With Disabilities Knows She Is Not a Curse

    A mother and daughter find love and acceptance in their local church after fleeing death threats.

    Indonesia
    Fredy Setiawan

    Children at the Compassion center get to see that transformation is possible through Fredy's life.