Here are some of the best recent blog posts from Compassion. These specifically mention letter-writing, a crucial component of child sponsorship.
Here is a story from Rwanda, about sponsorship and friendship. Like he says in the video, sponsorship affects the sponsor as well as the child.
Compassion’s ministry is helping thousands of mothers, especially young ones, to learn now to care for their new babies. They’re providing resources, education and supplies that make it possible, literally, for the babies to survive. This is a really sweet and compelling video you don’t want to miss:
Here’s a great new video from Compassion highlighting the importance of sponsor letters. Do you ever get goofy statements from your sponsored child that are hard to understand? This video might help you understand why some words get “Lost in Translation.”
In addition to hurricanes and fires this has been a summer of huge devastation in many third world countries. Please continue praying for India, Nepal and Pakistan. This affects more than 16 million children. Imagine that! They really need our prayers and support. I’ve been especially concerned for two boys I’ve previously corresponded with in India through Compassion’s ministry–Joseph and Subhah. I’ve been equally concerned for Muuo, the young man I met in Kenya. I’ve recently heard that his area has been facing a drought and has tried to plant three times, only to fail each time.
In addition, nearly every month we hear about flooding in our partner countries:
There is one link to give to all these needs — here!