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    Sponsors and Donors Quiz
    Take the "Compassion Mom" Quiz!

    As the sponsor of a toddler, you get to partner with a mom who is doing the hard work of raising a child in a developing country! Take our quiz and learn some of the same lessons mothers of babies in our program are learning!

    Philippines
    Lugaw

    Invite the kids in your life to help make this comforting Asian food, which is similar to chicken soup with rice.

    Child Sponsorship Honduras
    Soccer — More Than a Game for Children in Poverty

    To battle gang recruitment in one of the most dangerous cities in Honduras, a Compassion center starts a soccer program to keep kids safe. Read how Davwin and Angel, two brothers at the project, have found a place of refuge from the violence of their neighborhood.

    Dominican Republic
    A Gift of Encouragement

    "When my family was falling apart ... it felt like this family from Colorado was holding us tightly."

    Child Sponsorship Philippines
    How Do You Get to School

    This powerful piece in Explorer, our website for kids, tells the story of kids in the Philippines and how they used to swim across a dangerous river just to get to school. But see how Compassion helped change that journey!

    Survival Colombia
    "When I Saw David, Everything Changed."

    A baby born with severe physical disabilities becomes a source of joy for his entire family. See how the Survival program helped support David and his family.

    Child Sponsorship Dominican Republic
    Loving Franklin

    Franklin’s poor health affected every part of his development. But his Compassion tutor was dedicated to showing the scared boy that the church was a safe place.

    Youth Development Philippines
    Adam’s Purpose

    Adam grew up surrounded by political unrest that plagues his home country of the Philippines. Compassion helped him discover his purpose in battling violent extremism through social media.

    Uganda
    A Gift of Commitment

    Michael cherished his sponsor letters because his sponsor would quote Scripture and say a prayer for him and his family.

    Child Sponsorship El Salvador
    Father to the Fatherless

    What can bring hope to a little boy who feels lost and alone? Read about this beautiful, surprising source of healing for 7-year-old Justin!

    Child Sponsorship Letter Writing
    Your Sponsorship Goes Mobile

    Three sponsors use the Compassion App to strength the relationship with their sponsored children!

    Sponsors and Donors Guatemala
    Miracles in a Garbage Dump

    Children who live near a landfill in Guatemala City can now go to a safe school thanks to an alliance between a church in Guatemala, a U.S. church and Compassion.