Compassion International is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult. Compassion is:
Christ Centered—Jesus is the core of our ministry and his life and teachings shape our programs. They reflect the spiritual commitments of our staff. And they guide how we love people, respect communities and cooperate with nations.
Child Focused—Child development through Compassion is all about the individual child. Each one receives the holistic care they deserve to realize their full, God-created potential in life. It is only through a careful blend of physical, social, economic and spiritual care that a child can fully mature In every facet of life and transcend a legacy of poverty.
Church Based—Compassion partners with indigenous local churches for effective child development. They believe the strategic placement of local churches makes them best suited to address the holistic needs of the children in their communities. And only they can effectively deliver the Jesus-based teaching and whole-life care that children in poverty deserve.
In support of Christ’s mandate to care for and protect His little ones, Compassion is committed to safeguarding children in the programs from all forms of abuse and exploitation.
Sponsorship of Abisalom Peter Owak
Abisalom Peter Owak lives in Kenya. He has been our Compassion International sponsored child for over 11 years. Our sponsorship of Abisalom costs $38 per month, plus we send a birthday and Christmas present ($25 each). That totals $506 for the year. We rely on the April cause of the month donations to cover this cost. If we raise more than $506, the remainder goes to the Compassion International Unsponsored Children’s Fund.