Compassion Magazine

Compassion Magazine, published three times a year, brings you inspiring stories about how sponsors and donors are transforming children's lives. It's free for iPad and iPhone in the App Store or at compassion.com/magazine. Enjoy!
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For World Malaria Day today, check out this photo essay from Rwanda showing how Compassion is helping prevent infections among children and their families in Africa.

This month is the anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. So we reposted this story and photos about a Compassion trauma counselor who helped Rwandan children heal.

Meet Joshua, a malaria researcher who often came down with the illness as a boy growing up in Kenya.

When 13-year-old German was hit by a truck, the doctors insisted his foot needed amputated. Find out what his father had to say about that.

What would you do if you lived in poverty and your baby was born blind

These two abused girls in Thailand found help when Compassion partnered with International Justice Mission to stand up for them.

Medical interventions provide dramatic evidence of how Compassion is working with local churches to change children's lives.

It was wonderful getting to know Hannah, a ninth-grader in Florida whose sponsored child inspired her to invent an award-winning energy device.

Watch a slide show about Jean, a Rwandan boy whose sponsor became more of a father figure after Jean's dad was wrongfully incarcerated.

Meeting her sponsored child in Nicaragua gave Lorie Lee answers she'd been looking for and inspiration for a children's book.

Compassion workers wouldn't give up on Celambarasan, an Indian teen who quit school and Compassion's program to take an exploitative job.

Eduarda is able to help her son, Ismael, with his first-grade homework thanks to a literacy course offered through Compassion's Child Survival Program in Bolivia.

Meet Piyaporn, a young girl in one of Thailand's marginalized hill tribes, who is getting the education her father never could.

Eric, a sponsored teen in Kenya, collects dirty water that his family will purify with a filter that Compassion donors provided. Walking long distances to collect water takes up a lot of time for women and children in developing countries.

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Meet Clifford and Hayford, twins in Ghana who were rescued from a desperate situation when a Compassion staff member felt a "heart tug" that made her visit their home.

Ronnie Mosley has taken up his daughter Christina's cause since her death in 2013. After taking over support of Christina's sponsored child, Satish, Ronnie traveled to India to spend a day with Satish.

Carlitos, a Compassion-assisted boy in El Salvador, escaped a dangerous situation last year and was able to watch his sponsor — astronaut Barry Wilmore — take off into space.

When we asked our colleague Katy Causey to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and write about it for Compassion Magazine, she happily joined 23 other sponsors to raise money for water systems in Tanzania. Here's her story.

These photos from India follow the story of Rinki, whose sponsor sent a gift that changed her family's life.

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Check out The Journey, Compassion Magazine's new 30-day prayer guide for children living in poverty.

A comparison of child survival in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the U.S.

News briefs about issues affecting children around the world.

We got to meet some adorable babies while visiting one of Compassion's church partners in Haiti. The babies and their caregivers are getting vaccinations, health care, nutritious food and lots more in the Child Survival Program.