If you are unfamiliar with Compassion International, then you’ve probably been living on the dark side of the moon. For those of you who may not know, Compassion International works with local churches all over the world to help children overcome poverty. When you choose a child to sponsor, you can rest assured knowing that a majority of the money that you send it is going to directly help the child you’ve chosen. While I have not personally been to the areas where Compassion does its work, I have a number of close friends who have, and they have attested to the amazing work that Compassion is doing to combat poverty one child at a time.
If you don’t already sponsor a child through Compassion or some other organization, I challenge you to consider taking it on. I know that some of you may not be able to do so at this time, but you might be able to in the future. Some of you already sponsor a child or children… are you able to sponsor another? We may not be able to end poverty on our own, but we can all do something.
A little while back, I coordinated a blogging project with a number of contributors and posted a chapter by chapter review of Too Small to Ignore. Too Small to Ignore is written by Wess Stafford, the president of Compassion International. You can link to all of the reviews here and get a feeling of the heart that Stafford has for children.
(NOTE: I receive absolutely nothing from Compassion International or anyone else for endorsing them or placing their ad on my sight. It is a free ad that I have independently placed on my site. I simply believe in what Compassion International is doing and am spreading the word. One another note, if you do have a product or resource that you would like to advertise on Elemental CM, please check out the advertising opportunities available to you.)