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sponsor a child

End the wait
for a child in poverty

Poverty is a thief. It robs children of the right to grow up strong and healthy. It steals their time to play and denies them the chance to sit in a classroom and learn.

But you can change this. Become a sponsor and bring hope to a child who has been waiting many months for a sponsor. 

SPONSOR A WAITING CHILD

Compassion sponsorship works

Independent research shows that Compassion-sponsored children are more likely to be employed as adults, and leaders in their communities and churches. Be inspired by how sponsorship changes lives:

COMPASSION NEWSFEED

23Aug

How to teach children about poverty

How can we talk to our children about the sadness and complexities of poverty in an age-appropriate way?


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23Aug

How do I talk about my holiday in letters to my sponsored child?

You often ask us whether it’s ok to share about a holiday or special trip with your sponsored child …


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21Aug

In photos: 6 teen entrepreneurs lifting their parents out of poverty

Meet the teenagers changing their families’ futures.


21Aug

Urgent prayer request: Flooding and landslides in Bangladesh

The monsoon season in Bangladesh has continued to bring heavy rains and landslides.


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15Aug

How Zika changed Bryan’s life forever

Maria was terrified when her youngest, Bryan, was diagnosed with Zika. But the Child Survival project has provided vital support.


12Aug

Tale of Two : An Interview with Nathan Tasker

Compassion ambassador Nathan Tasker talks about theology, Socrates and his sponsored child Edgar.


11Aug

Travel to Thailand with Compassion!

Meet your sponsored child, visit Compassion projects and immerse yourself in Thailand’s amazing culture and scenery.


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10Aug

Hungry no more

Thanks to one local church and one Compassion sponsor, Lance has overcome malnutrition. He is hungry no more.


7Aug

How do you choose a child to sponsor?

Faced with the photos of many children all waiting for a sponsor, the decision can appear overwhelming. Here are some helpful tips that will make it easier…


28Jul

Meet the mum on a mission to protect children

Ever wondered how Compassion protects children? Meet Derwinte, a Child Protection Officer from Compassion Indonesia.


28Jul

Married too young in Mexico

We believe no girl should ever be robbed of her childhood, well-being or education by early marriage.


28Jul

Compassion Challenges team sponsor second child in honour of Katie Rough

“We want to honour Katie and leave an amazing legacy in her name.”


27Jul

Meet the champions behind your sponsored child’s photo

Behind every child there’s an army of family members and project staff cheering them on.


26Jul

How to make a football from plastic bags

Looking for ideas to keep your kids entertained this summer? Why not have a go at making your own homemade football …


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26Jul

How to tell your Compassion story

3 tips for overcoming the fear of public speaking from author and speaker Michele Cushatt.


25Jul

The anti-child trafficking warrior

Meet Henry, a man on a mission to keep the children in his community safe.



The Compassion difference

We focus on one child at a time, linking them with one sponsor who releases them from poverty in Jesus’ name.

christ centred

CHRIST CENTRED

We’re responding to God’s call to care for the poor.

child focused

CHILD FOCUSED

We make sure children are known, loved and protected.

church based

CHURCH BASED

We work in partnership with local churches because they understand their communities better than anyone. 

For just 83p per day

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