Mercy Rises

Mercy, a Compassion alumna, recalls the seemingly insurmountable obstacles on her path to education. Despite the abundance of support from staff at her Compassion center, there was one moment when Mercy lost all hope.

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As we remember World Malaria Day on April 25, we honor Amina and her powerful story. "What happened to me should never happen to any other mother," says Amina. "If it wasn’t for this center and the church, I was going to lose these babies, too."

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Enjoy reading about the meaning of Easter in the words of Compassion children from Ecuador.

Don’t worry, Mama. I can do this.

Mylene was ecstatic when she found out her son, Jasper, had a sponsor. But when she learned that he would need to write letters, her heart sank. There was one problem: Jasper was born without arms.

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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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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.

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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.

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Pray With Us On The National Day of Prayer

May 5, 2022, is the National Day of Prayer. Join us as we thank God for his provision. Pray with us for the needs in our country and ministry to children in poverty around the world.

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Pray About: Children With Special Needs
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Pray About: Education for Parents
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