Jinda is standing at the market
    Global Food Crisis
    8 Photos Show Skyrocketing Grocery Prices Around the World

    This eye-opening photo essay shows the exorbitant price increases at grocery stores and markets over the last 12 months, pushing vulnerable families toward hunger, malnutrition and even starvation.

    Zere and her children hold food given by the center
    Ethiopia Global Food Crisis
    "My Kids Would Have Starved": Families Rescued From the Brink

    Two mothers in northern Ethiopia tell their stories of struggle and survival — and the blessings that God has brought their way through the local church and Compassion center.

    a boy smiles while he eats
    Food
    Kids’ Favorite Foods Around the World

    We asked children in Compassion’s program to tell us some of their favorite foods to eat. Here’s what they said!

    Gimena and her awards
    Education
    Girls Who Are Defying Gender Stereotypes Through STEM

    On Oct. 11, the United Nations observes International Day of the Girl Child. It’s a day for us to dream of and work toward a world where girls are free from gender-based violence, harmful practices, HIV and AIDS, and limited opportunities based on their gender.

    Richard and Lois hold a picture of one of their sponsored children
    Sponsorship
    Celebrating 48 Years of Sponsorship

    As we look back over 70 years of ministry, we celebrate the men and women that have made it possible—men and women like Richard and Lois. This beautiful couple has dedicated the last 48 years to helping children in poverty through sponsorship. Read how Richard and Lois order their lives around generosity and how they have been impacted in the process.

    Carlos with his sponsors
    Guatemala Alumni Letter Writing
    "Really? That was your favorite thing you ever got from your sponsor?!"

    Read how one Compassion sponsor discovered that sometimes, the most meaningful thing to a sponsored child is the most unexpected. But be warned, you’ll probably never be able to pass up a tacky postcard again.

    Erin and 2 other women stand in front of a "Make Jesus Known" banner
    Join us at the intersection of travel and purpose

    "What are your plans after graduation?" Erin was approaching the end of her senior year and was asked this question at every turn. The idea of "what’s next" was overwhelming … until she learned about Compassion’s GoRep program. The idea of getting paid to travel, have adventures, and make an eternal impact was irresistible. Now she has a letter for anyone else trying to answer that "what’s next" question.

    a boy watches his father gather water from a stream
    3 Ways to Fight Inflation Fears

    Inflation continues to soar to record highs, causing strain on our pocketbooks and our peace of mind. Read how one Compassion supporter is facing her financial concerns head on with 3 practical tips.

    Angel is ready to eat his lunch
    Colombia Emergency Food Packs
    Fighting Hunger and Providing Hope

    Patricia carefully opens the food pack delivered by the kind man from her son’s Compassion center. The contents she holds in her hands are more than ingredients; they are reminders of God’s faithfulness. They are one simple way Compassion is fighting hunger one family at a time.

    Michael works at his desk
    Alumni
    Celebrating Alumni Around the World

    As we look back on 70 years of ministry, we celebrate the children who have been released from poverty in Jesus’ name. We have chosen a few of our favorite stories from around the world to inspire you. God is at work, and lives are being changed every day!

    students and staff in the classroom
    Burkina Faso Education
    Local Church Builds a School to Give Students a Second Chance to Learn

    Around the world, parents are packing backpacks and preparing their kids to head back to school. For children in Burkina Faso, a chance to go back to school means an opportunity for a better future. Learn how one pastor’s dream to transform his community is impacting children inside and outside of the classroom.

    Yongyot and his older sister Alisa
    Thailand
    Compassion Center Protects Children from Loan Sharks

    Beneath the modern surface of Phitsanulok province, Thailand, many families struggle to find work, and their wages are low. In their desperation to simply make ends meet, many parents turn to the only option they have. They take a loan from illegal creditors. But when Yongyot’s mother couldn’t pay her debt, her children were left without protection … until the Compassion center stepped in.