Deogratias and his two siblings live with their grandparents in Tanzania. Deogratias likes art and group games at his Compassion center. At home, he gathers firewood, helps in the garden and cares for animals. Deogratias has been waiting over a year for a sponsor.
Words to Live By - Every time Careen Malahay sits down to write, the words flow from a deep awareness that she is living her dream — and amazement that she is alive. Read about Careen's story: http://www.compassion.com/magazine/fearfully-and-wonderfully-made.htm
Preventing child deaths requires more than just a focus on children — it requires care for mothers, too. Compassion’s Child Survival Program combats child deaths by offering prenatal care, education and encouragement, nutritious food, spiritual nurturing and ongoing health care for mothers and their babies.