Compassion International

Today’s guest post is written by Kelli. Kelli just returned from a trip to Tanzania.     Someone told me not too long ago that Africa has a way of getting under your skin. “Once […]

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haiti-disaster-earthquake

The news in Haiti is horrible. Simply awful. I have avoided news about it. I don’t click on those yahoo links as I go in to check my email, but it doesn’t make the disaster […]

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calcutta boys in poverty

This post was written by guest contributor, Robin from Pensieve, who is in India this week with Compassion Bloggers. Compassion, Calcutta and Kids That’s not fair!  How many times does a mother of young children […]

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I’m an optimist by nature, so instead of dwelling on a dark ominous cloud, I often try to find the silver lining. On our last day in the Dominican Republic, I spent a couple of […]

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Brian pulled me away from the hand-clapping game I was playing with the children. “Jennifer, now we’re going to meet the child you sponsor. It’s Leuris, right? They call him Chino. I was in his […]

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Compassion

In addition to the heat and humidity that we’ve battled here in the Dominican Republic, on the first day we also encountered mud and puddles. As a woman invited us into her home, we each […]

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My sponsor has one son and two daughters. She loves me. She writes me many letters. I love her very much. –Evry, a twelve-year-old girl, in answer to the question “What can you tell us […]

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Jennifer Donovan is representing 5 Minutes for Mom in the Dominican Republic with Compassion Bloggers. Click here for a list of all her Compassion International posts. Thanks to Keely, the Compassion International photographer on the […]

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Our visit today was incredible. Sitting here looking through the pictures I took today, I can’t stop smiling. There’s the girl who finally taught this “americana” to do the hand-clapping game reasonably fast without messing […]

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Safety Nets

by Jennifer Donovan

Compassion

On my Compassion Bloggers trip to the Dominican Republic this week, it sometimes feels like we are traveling “like a rock star” (well of course we ARE traveling with a rock star). We have a […]

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