Child Sponsorship

El Salvador

Our partner, Compassion began partnering with churches in 1977.

263 local partners


More than 70,615 children registered


794 mums and their babies supported

2023 Update from El Salvador

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Dear sponsors, My name is Hinmer Garcia, recently promoted to the role of National Director for El Salvador. Also, in this letter, there are contributions from National Leadership Team with whom together have the privilege to serve the Lord, His Church, and children. We are thankful for your support, and prayers for El Salvador Compassion program.

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Currently, we are beginning to recover from the pandemic. However, one of the outcomes from the pandemic, is a food security crisis because of world economic and political conditions, climate conditions and the reality that El Salvador farming land is scarce. To address this food crisis, Compassion El Salvador has partnered with churches to implement program activities that provide participants and their families with tools to develop their skills through technical knowledge and the implementation of technologies for food production and income generation. In addition, they learn good nutritional practices. Participants have managed to transform their reality, 1,710 participating families from 197 church partners implement family production and commercial activities and 120 participating families from 8 churches participate in the implementation of productive farms.

As Compassion El Salvador, we are excited to begin a new season of work with church partners as we implement program activities related to children and youth growing in Christ through discipleship, offering opportunities for business developments that will provide income security; children and youth practicing sports that allows them to focus on good habits, and staying away from bad influence. We continue to support artistic activities such as Compassion Youth Orchestra, paintings, and theater youth involvement. Additionally, we are being intentional with the empowerment of the churches to establish strategic alliances with other stakeholders, thereby contributing to increase the mobilization of local resources to strengthen the program outcomes.

God is at work in El Salvador, and we are thankful for your prayers on behalf of more than 70,000 children participating in the program. The Lord has provided recovery from the pandemic, we have seen church strengthening their ties with their local communities, as the church became a beacon of light during the darkest time of the pandemic. Families are working to produce their own food and increase their income generation through small-scale business activities as prices and inflation impact their daily lives. The Lord has strengthened His church through your support and prayers. The Good News is being shared in the communities where Compassion projects have a positive impact.

Your partnership with Compassion and the local church brings light into the lives of children and their families who in current economic, and social conditions face adversity. Nonetheless, the Lord is faithful, and through His love we are seeing lives being changed. We are excited to see churches mobilize and embrace gospel sharing activities. Youth have access to technical training that allows them to graduate with the necessary life skills to secure income for a dignified living. In addition, we are providing training and access to small loans that support youth with entrepreneurship.

How you can pray

We are thankful for your prayers and support of Compassion El Salvador program.

    • We invite you to pray for the hearts of children and their families that will come to Christ because of church presenting the gospel, and addressing their emotional, economic, and spiritual needs.
    • We ask your prayers for wisdom, and wellbeing for pastors as they lead their congregations to be salt and light among darkness in their communities..
    • We invite you to continue working together to change the lives of many Salvadoran children and open opportunities for our neediest ones. God is in His Throne!.


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