A CHANGE IN
Cassidy & Kennedy’s Story
Words by Alyssa Esparaz, Pickering, ON.
Sisters Cassidy and Kennedy had their perspective on poverty
totally changed when they travelled to Guatemala in April 2016.
Cassidy had the opportunity to meet her Compassion sponsor child,
“Meeting the people and putting a face to poverty really impacted
us on a personal level,” says Cassidy. “It makes you feel like you have
a personal connection. They have a story, they have dreams, they
have a future just like the rest of us.”
The impact that the staff and volunteers at the Compassion Centre
have on the Compassion kids stood out to Cassidy and Kennedy.
Kennedy says she was incredibly inspired by how involved the
Compassion staff are in the children’s lives.
“They really are making a difference in those children, and their
families. These families are coming to Christ through the children,
On Mission With Compassion Canada
This series shares stories about youth discovering our role in God’s story
and taking action through the ministry of Compassion Canada. God’s story
is one of redemption for the brokenness in our world! May these stories
inspire you to think about your role and encourage you along your journey.