Posts Tagged ‘Sponsorship’

The 5 Things You Take for Granted that Would Change Someone’s Life

Can you imagine not being able to take your child to the doctor when they get sick or not even having bandaids to help them when they get hurt? That is the reality for most of the mothers that I met while in Ecuador. Brittany is a sponsored child through Compassion International, but when she was just a little girl she fell and hit her head cutting it open. Her parents did not have anything… … Continue reading

The Cure to Feeling Forgotten

Feeling forgotten can be devastating. Their eyes pierced through me as if to reach into my soul. As I walked past these poor children, I was shocked that some of them only wore underwear and had no clothes or shoes to speak of. They watched our group of white Americans walk straight up to their neighbor, Vivian’s, front door. Vivian is a 7 year old girl who is a part of Compassion International in Ghana, Africa. As soon… … Continue reading

You might be surprised to learn YOU are living in Poverty

Who decided what poverty looks like? Who drew the line in the sand between the “have’s” and the “have not’s?” I’m sure there is some scientific reasoning behind it all. Something about how Poverty is generally the scarcity or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. That its a multifaceted concept, which includes social, economic, and/or political elements. But breaking it down to an everyday level, Poverty is most… … Continue reading