child sponsorship


Compassion began partnering with churches in 1970.

171 church partners


More than 58,534 children registered


290 mums and their babies supported

2023 Update from Thailand

Introduce yourself

My name is Harry Wathittayakul, I have been serving at Compassion for over 5 years. God leaded me to the Holistic Child Development ministry in late 2017 as Senior Manager of Partnership, and currently as National Director for the Thailand Office, supporting and equipping our frontline church partners [FCPs] by advancing technical, management, and leadership capabilities they need to continue delivering effective holistic child development program. In all we do, our goal is to ensure FCPs are reaching their maturity goals and children registered in the program will "finish well".

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Compassion Thailand reaches children in areas where food insufficiency is relatively high, which includes provinces bordering Myanmar, where some of partners are located. In that area high percentages of people do not have enough food for their families.

Vulnerable children are facing health problems, experiencing stunting, lacking access to clean drinking water, babies not delivered in a health facility, the maternal mortality rate was double the average for Southeast Asia, and difficulties accessing healthcare services. Compassion Thailand have increased the numbers of Survival Program participants to reduce child mortality rate, improve household food security and nutrition information to increase children's chances of growing to adulthood, ensure all registered children have access to primary health care services and immunization program. Education is another area that has been focused on by the Thai office. Besides ensuring the registered children and youth have access to education, Compassion Thailand plays a bridging role in connecting local partners to education service providers and vocational schools in Thailand.


  1. Equip church partners to reach their maturity goals to continue to disciple children and youth holistically.
  2. Growing and responding to the needs of the vulnerable children we serve.


Compassion Thailand has an excellent opportunity to reach out to the children among the poorest of the poor.

God has used Compassion Thailand throughout 50 years of ministry to bless children and churches across the country. He is using this experience to play a critical role in expansion to the areas of greatest need around us.

Throughout the last 50 years, Compassion Thailand has partnered with several hundred churches ministering to thousands of needy children in all regions through its child sponsorship program. We can see many success stories in the lives of graduates and the growth of the ministries in our partner churches.

How you can pray

Thank you for praying for staff, children and families in Thailand

  • Compassion Thailand team equipping church partners to fulfil their goals.
  • Compassion Thailand team reaching out and responding to the needs of the neediest children.
  • Participants and local partner staff in Thailand, please pray for God's protection as the normal program activities resume post-COVID.
  • God's wisdom and wise council over Compassion Thailand staff, to have in-depth understand and meaningfully living out our calling.

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