What We Do

Compassion works with the individual child from the womb to university to address their economic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Compassion partners with the local church to implement our holistic child development programs:

Compassion’s Holistic Child Development Model

Compassion’s Holistic Child Development Model reflects our long-term commitment to the life of each individual child. Our programs strive to meet not only a child’s physical needs, but also their spiritual, economic, social and emotional needs as well. Our holistic approach extends to all areas of our programs, giving children the resources to survive, thrive and learn, the opportunity to hear the Gospel, and the love, care and attention they need to grow into fulfilled and independent adults.

We encourage our supporters to adopt this holistic approach to poverty by writing letters to their sponsored child. Your love, encouragement and prayers have a powerful impact in the life of a child.

Check out these personal testimonies of those whose lives were changed by Compassion’s ministry.

Thank you

Thank you for your feedback. One of our team will respond to you within 2 working days. Thank you for your patience and for partnering with Compassion to release children from poverty in Jesus name.

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24 Sep 2013

Introducing Compassion

Discover how Compassion’s unique approach is working to... MORE

23 Aug 2012

Celebrating 100,000!

As of 21 August 2012, Australians are officially supporti... MORE

22 Dec 2011

Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Program: Step by Step

Celebrate with Mugisha Emmanuel and his family as he regi... MORE

23 Aug 2011

Margaret Makhoha: From Sponsored Child to Ugandan Senator

In 1990 Margaret Makhoha became a sponsored child when sh... MORE

01 Jun 2011

i believe it shouldn't end at the beginning

Every day, 22,000 children die, most from entirely preven... MORE

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