A 12-Year-Old Takes on Poverty

    12-year-old Traynor chose to raise money for the Where Most Needed fund at Compassion. He wanted to be sure he could do the most good at just the right time for children in need.

    You Inspire Us

    Compassion sponsors demonstrate with their time and resources that their hearts reflect the love of Jesus to our neighbors around the world.

    Nicaragua Youth Development
    Embossing the Future

    As teenagers in Compassion’s program in Nicaragua, Santiago, Eddy and Juan discovered a passion for embossing. Now, they use it to help support their families during crisis.

    Mexico Youth Development
    Socially Distant, Emotionally Close

    Meet Didier, a soccer coach in Mexico who refused to let the pandemic allow his Compassion-assisted athletes to feel alone.

    El Salvador Survival
    The Miracle of Melany

    When Jaqueline was told that her newborn daughter had down syndrome, the world seemed to stop. She had no idea why this was happening to her. But with the support of the Compassion Survival Program, there was hope.

    Brazil Child Sponsorship
    The Power of a Letter

    Among many other challenges in her life, 11-year-old Kaylane mourns the loss of a parent and faces bullying from classmates at her school. But because of her sponsor’s letters, Kaylane knows she is deeply loved and supported.

    Being Anxious for Nothing

    Take a look into Compassion President and CEO Santiago "Jimmy" Mellado’s journey with anxiety and how he uses Philippians 4 to guide him toward peace.

    Colombia Child Development
    No Longer Afraid

    Eight-year-old Neriana experienced so much anxiety from the pandemic that her blood sugar levels skyrocketed. But with the support of Ester, a dedicated Compassion tutor, Neriana found peace.

    Indonesia Youth Development
    From Depression to Hope

    After losing his mother, Joffian spiraled into a deep depression. But with the support of the local Compassion center, he is now filled with hope and healing.

    El Salvador Survival
    Hope Can’t Be Quarantined

    When COVID-19 hit her community in El Salvador, Amparito — a mother living in poverty — was filled with anxiety. But with the support of her local Compassion Survival Program, she's now filled with hope and peace.

    Sponsorship Volunteer - Advocate
    God Is Too Good to Let Us Down

    Last year, Gary signed up to volunteer with Compassion at a women's conference. You'll be blown away as you read how God worked through him.

    Youth Development
    How Does Sponsorship Help Kids Emotionally?

    Compassion sponsors help release children from all forms of poverty — even those not visible on the surface.