Every year thousands of young people graduate from our world-class child development programme. Each one has an incredible testimony of God's provision thanks to a Compassion sponsor and their local church.
Men and women born into crippling poverty tell stories of how they’ve been given the education and encouragement they’ve needed to become teachers, nurses, politicians, carpenters, plumbers, lawyers and engineers ...
"I can remember when my mum said to us there was no money for food. But then a teenager, only 15-years-old, decided to sponsor me."
"The course of my life changed when I was registered for the Compassion Child Sponsorship Programme. When my life seemed to be at a standstill, God sent Compassion to brighten my future."
"My mother passed away three days after my delivery. My father couldn't look after me. I didn't have any hope, but Compassion did something great in my life."
"I felt happy because I knew on the other side of the world there was someone who cared for me. Now I'm studying dentistry and it's all because of the church and Compassion."
You can play a part in the next child's story. Become their sponsor and release them from poverty.
At the start of Great Big Green Week, Palamanga Ouali, Compassion’s Vice President for Africa, shares the startling impact the climate crisis is already having on those living in extreme poverty and how Compassion’s local church partners are responding.
Ani’s about to graduate from the Compassion programme. As she reflects on her time at Compassion, it is her relationship with her sponsor that’s given her much joy. Read Ani’s story and be encouraged. Our letters matter, and our kind words make a difference.
RELEASING CHILDREN FROM POVERTY IN JESUS' NAME
We're passionate about protecting and empowering every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our world-class one-to-one model means we can't do it without you.
Independent research shows that if you sponsor a child with Compassion, they are more likely to be employed and be a community leader when they grow up.