Water News

You can do this, too!

While 15-year-old Tia Carr listened as Illinois advocates Andy and Dannette McKellar shared about the water needs of the poor and the difference Compassion Water of Life safe water systems were making in Haiti, she felt the Holy Spirit impressing on her heart, “You can do this, too,” said Tia, recalling her experience while attending read more…


Compassion Water of Life ‘fires up’ more than a youth group!

Andy and Dannette McKellar wanted to do “something different” when they presented Compassion at the annual February Fire-Up youth event held at their church. The Compassion advocate couple from Illinois had shared sponsorship with the youth in previous years, so they thought offering an opportunity for the youth to give to something specific like a read more…


‘Water of Life’ – Compassion’s New Safe Water System by Karen Spencer

Should a child risk her life each time she drinks dirty water? According to UNICEF, more than 4,000 children die from water-related diseases every day. Most babies, children and students enrolled in Compassion’s child development programs have no easy access to safe water. While wells and reverse osmosis are among possible solutions, Compassion’s holistic approach read more…


Not Your Typical College Road Trip

Ask any group of college students what their summer-break plans are, and here’s what you might hear: Road trip. Eat a lot. See the world. Work on a tan. Hang out with friends. Jason Hardrath and Travis and Alissa Hilley plan to do all that and more. They will road trip for a grand total read more…