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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.

    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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    Thailand Education
    My Teacher, My Advocate

    Children in the Karen tribe in Thailand are inspired to dream about the future.

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    Child Development Health 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!

    Honduras Safety
    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.

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    Philippines Children
    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!

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