Gimena and her awards
    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
    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

    The idea of getting paid to travel, have adventures, and make an eternal impact was irresistible.

    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
    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
    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.

    a mother and her baby
    Ethiopia Photojournalist Diaries
    Unforgettable Mothers Who Have Shaped Me

    Go behind the scenes with Compassion Ethiopia Photojournalist Tigist Gizachew to share some of the moments that God has used to shape her own faith and reveal more of his love and goodness.

    Isabela stands on a street
    Brazil Highly Vulnerable Children
    Isabela Has Lost a Lot. These Advocates Help Give Her Hope.

    See how God has shaped Isabela into a beautiful new form — just like the butterflies she loves — using a global community of caring Christians.

    Grace writes a letter
    Letter Writing Sponsorship
    12 Awesome Letter Writing Tips From Kid Correspondents

    We asked a few amazing kids to tell us their best letter writing tips and were so inspired that we wanted to share their thoughts with you.