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    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.

    Bolivia
    Gold Medal in Development

    Early childhood development is essential — but in a project in Bolivia, they also made it FUN! See how Compassion staff made things like crawling, building with blocks and finger painting into a fun showcase!

    Colombia
    Speaking Against the Lies

    “I’m just stupid.” Sharith spoke those words often. But when she said them to the staff at her Compassion center, they knew they needed to speak out against that lie. Read how they used every resource they had to help this struggling little girl.

    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!

    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.

    Tanzania
    Gibson's Legacy

    Every week Gibson faithfully shows up at his church to teach welding skills to children in Compassion’s program. He acts not just as a teacher and instructor but also as a mentor and father figure, believing God has called him to leave a legacy in the next generation.

    Peru
    A Father Bakes to Provide

    Because of the generosity of Compassion supporters, Jose, a father in Peru, is able to open his very own bakery in the community, nearly tripling his former income as a farmer and helping to provide for his infant daughter, Ariana.

    Bangladesh
    Restoring a Boy's Childhood

    10-year-old Sujit became responsible for his family's income after his father suffered a crippling stroke. Then a local church intervened and gave Sujit reason to smile again.

    Rwanda
    "I'm a Changed Father ..."

    Viateur, father to 16-year-old Claude, was a violent alcoholic before Claude entered the Compassion child sponsorship program. Find out about the transformation Viateur experienced and how peace found its way into the family’s home.

    Prayer
    Five Prayers for Your Kids

    As fathers (or mothers!), our prayers for our kids sometimes turn into monotony as we pray the same things over and over. We want to say more but can’t come up with the words. That’s why we’ve compiled five biblically based devotions to help you pray for your kids!

    Child Sponsorship Compassion Sunday
    Compassion Sunday Helps Me Help More Kids

    “Compassion Sunday is a way for you to put your faith into action.”

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    Ghana Child Sponsorship
    Georgina: The Trailblazer

    Georgina, a Compassion-assisted student living in Ghana, wants to change how sponsors communicate with the children they sponsor. She’s using her drive and a degree in computer engineering to strengthen the bond between Ghanaian children and their sponsors!

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