Missions Monday

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL

Mar 19, 2018 || A Missions Story

Compassion International is a christian NGO that reaches out to children to release the from poverty in Jesus’ name.

I am a compassion blogger. This among many other reach out activities are things I love to do, tell the world what’s going on and bring the stories to light.

For Compassion International – It’s a mission about love. We love God, and we demonstrate our love and live out our faith by extending care to others.

We offer our programs to the poorest of the poor, to the children in greatest need, without ulterior motive. We devote ourselves to helping children of all faiths, cultures, backgrounds and race — without imposing any religious obligation or conversion requirement upon them.

One man’s act of compassion for South Korean war orphans has grown into a worldwide ministry releasing millions of children from poverty in Jesus’ name. More than sixty years ago, a preacher from Chicago flew to South Korea to minister to American troops fighting in the Korean War. During his time in Seoul, the Rev. Everett Swanson grew increasingly troubled by the sight of hundreds of war orphans living on the streets, abandoned by society.

compassion's mission statement

We simply aspire to be like our Savior, Jesus Christ, in who we are and what we do.

One morning he saw city workers scoop up what looked like piles of rags and toss them into the back of a truck. He walked up to the truck for a closer look — and was horrified to see that the “piles” were not rags, but the frozen bodies of orphans who had died overnight in the streets. Swanson could not turn his back on these unwanted children and vowed

to find a way to help them. He raised money to support a Korean orphanage and soon established a unique program that allowed an individual in the Western world to provide Bible-based education, food, clothing, shelter and medical care for a Korean orphan for a few dollars a month.Embracing children in need remains at the heart of who we are and has been honed over six decades of ministry.

Chukukere Amarachi is an Artistic Nigerian Social Impact Advocate, Blogger, Communications & Media Enthusiast, Aspiring Social Entrepreneur and Trainer who promotes and believes in sustainable livelihoods for all. She seeks to inspires a global audience with her voice, business, community development projects and advocacy messages. Her Goal Building an enabling environment for great potentials to thrive. She can be really goofy and playful, is attracted to exotic dishes and locations and wouldn't mind owning a private jet, oh yeah! She's a strong believer and follower of Jesus Christ. For her people who cook, create, explore and travel have a spot in my heart ♥

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