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    Uganda
    Matooke With Peanut Sauce
    Top mashed plantains with peanut sauce in this savory recipe for Uganda's national dish.
    Bangladesh
    Payesh

    A Bangladeshi rice pudding, payesh is a dessert commonly served at ceremonies and holiday celebrations in the South Asian country.

    El Salvador
    Bean and Cheese Pupusas
    On Fridays during Lent, many people in El Salvador don't eat meat. Try these vegetarian treats for a taste of Salvadoran Easter anticipation!
    Haiti
    Soup Joumou

    Haitians traditionally enjoy this hearty, nutritious pumpkin soup on Haitian Independence Day.

    Photos and Videos Poverty 101
    What Kids Around the World Eat

    The dinner table brings loved ones together, including those living in food insecurity.

    Photos and Videos Kenya
    Keeping Salama Out of the Quarry

    A Kenyan mother of 14 finds reason to hope that her daughter’s future will be easier than her own.

    Indonesia
    Nastar

    This pineapple dessert gives Indonesians even more reasons to celebrate on special occasions.

    Child Sponsorship Photos and Videos
    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.

    Child Sponsorship Colombia
    Speaking Against the Lies

    Sharith thought she was stupid until teachers at her Compassion center helped her see the truth.

    Youth Development 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!

    Poverty 101 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.

    Photos and Videos Sponsors and Donors
    You made 2019 an amazing year!

    From our staff and sponsored children around the world, we want to say THANK YOU! Your partnership made this an amazing year! We can’t wait to see what God has in store for 2020!