Leadership Development - Compassion International

Leaders encourage, set the example, have innovative ideas, and are passionate about making a difference. Through the Leadership Development Program, Compassion-assisted students are trained and encouraged to use their God-given talents to make a difference in their communities. Students in the Leadership Development Program are grateful for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to escape poverty.

Leadership Development Help a Student Develop Christian Leadership Skills

Every child is created by God to be someone extraordinary. Donate today to help a student in poverty attend college and influence their community for Christ.

How Does Compassion Prepare Leaders?

Compassion's Leadership Development Program identifies Compassion-assisted young men and women who have shown potential to become Christian leaders who can, in turn, influence their own churches, communities and nations. Through your donations, each qualifying student receives:

  • A scholarship for their college education
  • Full coverage for books and supplies
  • Housing and meals while attending college
  • Admission in a mentoring program to develop their potential
  • An additional Christ-centered curriculum with 24 leadership topics
  • Serving opportunities that enable them to demonstrate Christ-like leadership

Your donation will help a remarkable student develop impactful Christian leadership skills!

82.4% Directly to Program
17.6% Supporting Activities
  • 774 million adults in the world do not have basic literary skills
  • 123 million youth (ages 15-25) lack basic reading and writing skills
  • 75 million children lack the ability to attend primary school, let alone college

Sources: www.childinfo.org, www.crin.org, www.who.int, www.unaids.org, www.unicef.org


The Leadership Development Program Helps Students Like Rowel

Rowel was bullied, mocked and abused as a desperately poor child in the Philippines. In a drunken rage, his father almost killed him with a machete.

Rowel started attending the Compassion Child Development Center in his community. Soon after this he was teaching Bible classes, singing with the praise and worship team, and was awarded a Leadership Development Scholarship to attend college.

While in college, Rowel accepted Christ. Switching his degree from accounting, he became the first Leadership Development Program student to take pastoral courses at a Bible seminary.

Your donations enable students like Rowel to realize their potential and make a positive impact on their families, friends, and surrounding communities!

The Leadership Development Program Helps Students Like Rowel

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