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.

    Ryand stands with the young men that he mentors
    Indonesia Alumni
    Leading with Integrity

    As a child living in poverty, Ryand never expected to reach his goal of becoming a public servant. Members of his community consider it an extraordinary feat. But thanks to Compassion and the local church, his dream became a reality … and he volunteers his time making sure that happens for other youths in his community.

    Mikiyas smiles at the camera
    Ethiopia Income-Generation
    Business Training Creates Financially Independent Youth

    In Ethiopia, the unemployment rate is consistently rising, and as the problem intensifies, job opportunities become slimmer. For youths like Mikiyas, this makes the future bleak. But his local Compassion center doesn’t leave him and students like him to fight for their futures alone.

    Mycaella and her family sit in front of their home
    Brazil Crisis
    Compassion Volunteers, Pastor First on Scene During Devastating Flood

    When the waters of River Itaperucu invaded the Trizidela community in northeastern Brazil, Compassion center volunteers were first at the scene. Mycaella and Alicia’s families saw their homes immersed in water — yet thanks to the center’s support, they were not left homeless.

    Nikola and Emiliana with their family in front of their house
    Tanzania Survival
    Compassion Center Helps Malnourished Twins Thrive

    An unprecedentedreport from the Food and Agriculture Organization reveals that approximately 193 million people across 53 countries are acutely food insecure and urgently need assistance. Six-month-old twins Nikola and Emiliana were part of these statistics. But thanks to Compassion’s Survival Program, they have been rescued from starvation and are growing strong and healthy!

    a boy stands in a desert
    Crisis Food
    How the Global Food Crisis Is Impacting Children

    Malnutrition damages children’s growth, learning and development. Compassion and local church partners are doing everything possible to give children in poverty and their families resources and opportunities to thrive.

    Emanuel and his family
    Tanzania Alumni
    Alumnus Builds a Better Life For His Family

    Years after graduating from the Compassion program, Emanuel has built a family of his own, and they live free from poverty. Emanuel is now a professional welder thanks to the skills he learned at his Compassion center in Tanzania.

    Edwin and Ariadne hold their books
    El Salvador Education
    3 Powerful Ways Books Change Lives for Children in Poverty

    Many children in poverty are not enrolled in pre-primary education because their parents don’t have enough money to purchase the required books. Here are three reasons access to books in early childhood is critical for young children, helping break down generational barriers to literacy and education success.

    a little girl sits on the ground holding an empty plate
    Crisis Food
    5 Reasons the World is Facing a Global Food Crisis

    Our fragile world is facing an impending global food crisis. As extreme weather and drought collide with the impact of the pandemic, war, and rising inflation, more and more people are facing food insecurity. Here’s how we’re mobilizing to meet the need.

    Lizeth holds a sign that reads "I have a sponsor"
    Ecuador Sponsorship
    The Day Lizeth Learned She Was Sponsored

    The day began just like any other for little Lizeth, but it would end as one her most memorable! It was the day one of her prayers would be answered. The day she would hear a few special words of hope.

    April sits in her home with her mother
    Philippines Alumni
    Compassion Alum Pays it Forward

    April, a Compassion alumna, is preparing to serve as missionary to Nepal in July 2022. Learn about her amazing journey and write her a word of encouragement before her travels!

    Norah Creates table
    Six-Year-Old With A Business Plan Provides for Children in Poverty

    Norah is only six years old, but she has a business plan to ensure that her family’s sponsorship is fully funded each year. Learn how this little entrepreneur is creating her own products to make a big difference.