A Healthy Start

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Time to Clean Those Pearly Whites!

The poorest children around the world don’t have running water or a toothbrush and toothpaste. At Compassion centers, many of these children receive dental checkups and toothbrushes and toothpaste they can use at their centers.

Worth Its Weight in Gold

Many children don’t get enough to eat at home and are underweight. At Compassion centers, children eat healthful meals and receive regular health checkups where they are weighed to make sure they are growing properly.

Fighting Back Against Diseases

While most kids in the U.S. are immunized, it is less common in the developing world. Immunizations can save as many as 3 million children’s lives each year. Many children are immunized at Compassion centers, like these kids in Togo, West Africa.