How La Via Campesina is Improving Food Sovereignty Around the World

At the World Food Summit in 1996, La Via Campesina changed the face of agriculture forever by creating and advocating for the idea of food sovereignty. La Via Campesina, which translates to “The Peasants’ Way,” is an international, grassroots social movement — arguably the biggest one around the world. It works to educate and empower Read more…

5 Changes Regarding Elderly Poverty in Taiwan 

In recent decades, Taiwan has made rapid improvements in the quality of life of its people, resulting in less than 1% of the population being poor or low income. Although these facts are definitely something to celebrate, Taiwan’s demographic has changed drastically during this time. People are living longer and having fewer children, causing the Read more…

UNICEF Aids in Recovery After the Beirut Explosion

On Aug. 4, 2020, a warehouse fire at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon led to a large explosion. There was a significant amount of property damage and loss of life. The blast leveled the surrounding dockside area and sent shock waves throughout much of the city, causing widespread destruction. It was reported that at Read more…

Combating COVID-19 in Peru: Integrating Traditional Medicine

Peru is currently the country with the world’s highest per-population confirmed COVID-19 mortality rate, and native communities are amongst the hardest hit by the pandemic. Peru is home to one of Latin America’s largest Indigenous populations, whose ancestors lived in the Andean country before the arrival of Spanish colonists. Peru has a population of 32 Read more…

3 Innovations in Poverty Eradication in Angola 

Angola has struggled to recover from decades of civil war and economic turmoil, with over 40% of the population, mostly in rural areas, living in extreme poverty. However, recent innovations in poverty eradication in Angola have begun to help the once virulent nation gain stability. New technologies and funding from private companies, financial institutions and Read more…

How We’re Supporting Children Who May Wait Years for a Vaccine

Today, on World Children’s Day, while young people across the globe wait for COVID-19 relief, Compassion continues to support nearly 2.2 million children and youths — by equipping 8,000-plus church partners to meet immediate physical, spiritual and educational needs. Read the full article: How We’re Supporting Children Who May Wait Years for a Vaccine

The Top 5 Reasons These Kids Are Grateful Will Make You Grateful

Is it actually possible to give thanks in ALL circumstances … even when those circumstances are 2020? Yep … and these grateful children who live in poverty prove it! Find out what these kids around the world are thankful for, despite the circumstances of poverty. Read the full article: The Top 5 Reasons These Kids Read more…

Hurricane Eta: Guatemala Updates

Hurricane Eta devastated many parts of Central America starting November 3.  You can donate here to Food for the Hungry’s hurricane relief efforts. But you can also pray for the children we work with, and their families. We’ll update this space with pictures and news of the continuing relief efforts.   Update: November 17, 2020 […]
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Hurricane Eta: Nicaragua Updates

Hurricane Eta devastated many parts of Central America starting November 3.  You can donate here to Food for the Hungry’s hurricane relief efforts. But you can also pray for the children we work with, and their families. We’ll update this space with pictures and news of the continuing relief efforts. November 17, 2020 This update […]
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Facts About Rwanda: Land of a Thousand Hills

Rwanda is a stunning landlocked country found in East Africa. Known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills,” Rwanda boasts towering volcanos like Mount Karisimbi, where mountain gorillas live. Learn some interesting facts about Rwanda and the 99,430 Compassion-assisted children who live there. Read the full article: Facts About Rwanda: Land of a Thousand Hills