Tough Questions: “How Did You End Up Living in Poverty?”

The causes of poverty vary widely. Poverty can be purely geographical: Simply where you are born can dictate so much about your life. But although poverty is often passed down for generations, the plunge to life below the poverty line can also be blind-siding. These families share their experiences of being born into poverty or Read more…

Tough Questions: “Are People Who Live in Poverty Lazy?”

Hear how parents of five children in Compassion’s program responded to this tough question people ask about poverty. For them, the hurtful myth that they are poor because they are lazy couldn’t be further from the truth. Read the full article: Tough Questions: “Are People Who Live in Poverty Lazy?”

Why Periods Are No Longer a Red Light

For millions of girls around the world, menstruation brings shame, confusion and stigma. Discover how girls in Brazil, Honduras, Sri Lanka and Togo are finding education and empowerment with Compassion’s support. Read the full article: Why Periods Are No Longer a Red Light