sponsor a child

“Mummy I am full”

Meet one child who is now healthy.


Sponsored child Nunana and her mum

"I am a mother and a farmer. I come from Volta, Ghana. I have only one child, her name is Nunana. Because our farm is only small, When the crops fail we go hungry. 

Nunana and Rose washing clothes together

My name is Rose. Seven months ago my daughter Nunana was registered into the Compassion programme. She used to be teeny tiny, but now because of Compassion and the nutritious food she is given she is growing very well. Now she is healthy. 

Nunana is no longer going hungry

Nunana used to fall sick. She would have convulsions because she needed to eat. But since she has entered the programme that has never happened again.

She goes to the project and when she comes back she says, “mummy I am full”.

Lunch time at Compassion project

I want my daughter Nunana to be in the project and have a full education because I did not have the chance to have such education. I lost my father at a tender age and then my mum fell sick so I had to stop school. Due to that I am suffering – I can't read or write on my own. I don't want Nunana to have such suffering in her life. 

Nunana is in school. Her class is primary two. 

Sponsored child Nunana in the classroom

At her [Compassion] project Nunana has learnt to be respectful. She loves going to the project – she always comes home and tells me what she has learnt. 

Nunana dancing at her Compassion project

Since her sponsor came into our lives, I have seen so many changes in Nunana. I am so thankful."

Sponsor a child like Nunana today



WORDS : Becca Stanley

PHOTOS : Compassion International


Article Comments

ARTICLE COMMENTS

Leave a comment

Leave A Comment

Leave A Comment

MORE STORIES FOR YOU

23Mar

How Relentless Love Stopped a Family From Falling Apart

Victor’s Compassion folder kept his family together during a time of crisis.


2Mar

What is Compassion? And How Can I Be More Compassionate?

5 inspirational resources to help you as you consider being compassionate and caring for others.


10Feb

A life of hope in a world destroyed by drugs

When Angelyn’s family fell apart, the weight of responsibility fell on her young shoulders.


,

17Jan

How does child sponsorship help a child’s family?

When you sponsor a child you bring change to a family and a community!


4Jan

January Magazine 2018

Your January magazine champions the overcomer, the everyday hero who finds the strength and determination when faced with adversity.


Nov2017

From abandoned baby to miracle

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you.”


Nov2017

Is child sponsorship ethical?

Compassion’s child sponsorship model is effective – really effective. But what about the ethics?


Sep2017

“I thought I was rubbish, but I am not”

Healing for Ana and baby Cristal.


Sep2017

Where are they now? 15 child sponsorship success stories

Does child sponsorship work? Compassion graduates share how they’ve overcome poverty.


Aug2017

Our values

65 years of unwavering integrity and depth of professional experience have built a foundation of great credibility for Compassion’s ministry.


, ,

Aug2017

Child sponsorship testimonials

Read our child sponsorship testimonials and discover more about the difference you can make.


Aug2017

Reflection from the field: the role of one

Elieshi Kisinza, one of our project directors from Tanzania, reflects on the importance of caring for the one.


, , ,