Where We Work

Snapshot of Ecuador

76

years is the average life expectancy

13%

lack access to safe water

64

mothers die from pregnancy related causes per 100,000 births

Jose Carrasco

Letter from Compassion Ecuador Director Jose Carrasco

Dear Sponsor, Greetings in Jesus’ name! My name is Jose Carrasco. I’ve been privileged to serve as Country Director of Compassion Ecuador since 2016. I was born in Peru. I am married to Laura, and we have two wonderful children, Jose Alonso and Natalia. Thank you for being our partner in this endeavour by loving and supporting your sponsored child.

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Emilia’s Chance For Life

One day while playing with her active child Emilia Llugsha, Liliana noticed some strange bumps on eight-year-old daughter’s neck. Seeking an answer, Liliana took her from doctor to doctor. Although many doctors said it was normal, Liliana’s mothers’ intuition told her something wasn’t right. After some time, Emilia was finally diagnosed with leukaemia.

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Prayer requests for Ecuador

  • Praise God for the children in Compassion’s programs who have accepted Jesus as their personal Saviour and have been baptized. Please pray for these children to continue to follow the Lord and for strength as they continue completing His work.
  • Please pray for the high school graduates who did not get a place to attend university and are feeling very discouraged. Please pray for God to give strength to them through His Word, and to bring new opportunities where they will be able pursue further education.
  • Please pray for 10-year-old Aimar who has rheumatism—a strong pain affecting her joints, bones, heart, kidneys, skin and lungs. She is undergoing medical treatment although still experiences significant pain. Please pray for complete healing over her body.
  • Please pray for Jossimar who suffers from a degenerative disease that affects her bones, brain and comprehensive development. Compassion is providing her with monthly support for her medical treatment. Please pray for miraculous healing as she feels great discomfort every day.