Church protects Cristhian from criminal gangs 28 May 2023

Church protects Cristhian from criminal gangs

Growing up in neighbourhoods with gangs that rule the streets, it is difficult not to be coerced into joining them, but the churches that run Compassion’s child sponsorships programmes are helping to protect children from them and from getting involved in drugs and other criminal activity.

Sponsorship helped Ariane overcome poverty 28 May 2023

Sponsorship helped Ariane overcome poverty

A former sponsored child, Ariane Sagusara-Mapula, grew up in a family that faced many challenges. Her parents were separated and her mother had health-related disabilities. But today, thanks to sponsorship and determination, she has graduated with a university degree and lives in New Zealand.

Plastic Pollution: from Drowning to Drafting 11 May 2023

Plastic Pollution: from Drowning to Drafting

Plastic pollution is causing a social emergency, but we have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to tackle our world's rubbish problem for good. Laura explains what the Global Plastics Treaty is, how it can help us address this problem at a global scale, and how we can make sure the New Zealand government doesn't waste this opportunity to act.

Life in plastic, it's NOT fantastic 9 May 2023

Life in plastic, it's NOT fantastic

Our world has a rubbish problem that’s severely affecting the health and well-being of people living in poverty.  

Five reflections after 10 years at Tearfund/Compassion 27 April 2023

Five reflections after 10 years at Tearfund/Compassion

Kiwi humanitarian photographer and storyteller Helen Manson reflects on ten years serving at Tearfund. She shares memories, some of her craziest, most challenging moments, how her faith has anchored her and what she has learnt serving the most vulnerable people on the planet.

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