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In every home where school age children are present, the morning is hectic and rushed! In Dera, Ethiopia, mothers rise early to prepare their children’s breakfast and pack their lunch boxes. Usually, the meal planning, and preparation starts the day before. The type of lunch children take to school might vary, depending on the economic […]

The many faces of global health

Health and wellness looks different in every country and on every continent. What some may regard as a right in one country, is inaccessible or scarce in another. Global health represents the environments that affect physical, social and mental well-being for all humans.

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL: New Classrooms Help Kids Get Back to School

Sudanese Boys in School

Collapsed classrooms. Crumbled rooves. Terrified children. The earthquake that strucksouthern Haiti in August 2021 caused widespread damage and left behind a lot of questions. With more than 70% of schools in the region affected, the new school year, set to start in October,was seriously compromised. Most schools were severely damaged or destroyed—and even those not […]


Our Valuable Time

It all started when a group of teenagers in rural Bangladesh began to get fed up with all their spare time. Since the pandemic had shuttered their schools, life had become all play and no studies. Suddenly, their days were free and empty, but their futures felt uncertain. They had to watch with anxiety as […]

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL: Clean Water – Healthy Children

Peru Children / Water

Splashing and babbling are the soothing sounds made by the Chira River, which runs alongside the town of Tamarindo in Peru. But the river’s soothing sounds mask a sobering truth: Its water is extremely contaminated, dangerous for human consumption. When the local church in Tamarindo partnered with Compassion to launch a child development center, 270 […]

Journey from poverty to hope with Compassion International

A teacher works with a student.

What does life look like through the eyes of a child living in poverty? There are 385 million children living in extreme poverty, which is defined as living off less than $1.90 USD a day. The hurdles facing these children are immense and their concerns are very real. Each day, instead of playing with friends […]


Grace was born with no legs and just one arm. “My relatives thought I was cursed,” she explains. “They told my mother to stop breastfeeding me so that I would starve to death. As I got older, I realized I was different when the other children would laugh and make fun of me.” When she […]