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Meeting Critical Needs

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL COMPLEMENTARY INTERVENTIONS WORK Compassion Lin Jesus name WHAT ARE CIVS? (COMPLEMENTARY INTERVENTIONS) COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL'S CORE PROGRAMS, while wide-ranging, cannot tackle all the obstacles to healthy development in the lives of Compassion-assisted children. COMPASSION'S COMPLEMENTARY INTERVENTIONS activities play a significant role in a child's development. CSP CDSP LDP CHILD SURVIVAL PROGRAM CHILD SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Rescuing, Nurturing and Discipling Mothers and Their Babies Developing, Discipling and Equipping Children for Life Training, Educating and Discipling Servant Leaders CV COMPLEMENTARY INTERVENTIONS Completing Compassion's Core Programs Ages: Prenatal-4 Ages: 3-22 Ages: 16+ CIVS CAN BE SEEN AS AN ELEVATOR TO COMPASSION'S CORE PROGRAMS, providing services to lift children and families to higher standards of health. A 2012 COMPASSION-CONDUCTED STUDY ASKED: DO CIVS REALLY WORK? 4 CIVS IN 4 AFRICAN COUNTRIES 1,407 HEADS OF HOUSEHOLDS WERE STUDIED WITH AT LEAST ONE COMPASSION SPONSORED CHILD were surveyed HEALTH CIV about their daily struggles and lives. WATER, SANITATION & HYGIENE (WASH) CIV BURK INA FASO UGA NDA RWANDA 1/2 TANZ ANA OF THE HOUSEHOLDS were receiving help through at least one of the four CIVS from THE OTHER HALF, the counterfactual, were not receiving any help through a MALARIA CIV Compassion. CIV. FOOD SECURITY CIV WHAT THE RESEARCH FOUND: IRRESPECTIVE OF WHICH CIV WAS RECEIVED, HOUSEHOLDS WERE ASKED ABOUT A SERIES OF DAILY ISSUES IN THEIR HOUSEHOLDS. 37% 60% 46%6 15% 28% 19% 15% OF CIV 46% OF CIV HOUSEHOLDS Sstated that lack of access to basic services was a HOUSEHOLDS 19% OF CIV HOUSEHOLDS stated that vulnerability to natural disasters was a very stated that lack of income was a very very serious problem compared to 37% OF NON-CIV serious problem compared to serious problem compared to 60% OF NON-CIV 28% OF NON-CIV HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS HEALTH CIV THERE WAS A 19% IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH ASA HOUSEHOLD ISSUE WITHIN FAMILIES WHO RECEIVED ANY CIV. DECREASES IN CHILD SICK DAYS CAUSED BY HEALTH CIVS UGANDA 52% DECREASE RWANDA 28% DECREASE 18% OF CIV HOUSEHOLDS stated that poor health was a very serious problem compared to 36% OF NON-CIV 96% of Compassion-supported children who receive a health CIV are now sick BURKINA FAS0 40% DECREASE LESS OFTEN THAN U.S. HOUSEHOLDS CHILDREN. WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE THE WASH CIVS IMPLEMENTED INCLUDED: (WASH) water storage containers, boreholes, tap water, solar water, water filters, education and toilets at child development centers. Most included an education component on the specific topic at hand and general health practices. UNWater (2012) ESTIMATES: COMPASSION WASH CIV: Only 30% 89% of water projects are working two years after implementation. of sampled CIV WASH projects delivered in the last two years were still working. HOWEVER 7% 79% of all WASH funds are spent of Compassion CIV communities can repair on repairs and maintenance their WASH CIV without any outside help IN TANZANIA, ouseholds that received a WASH CIV were CHILDREN IN COMPASSION-SUPPORTED 23% LESS SICK DAYS taking 23% LESS SICK DAYS THAN THEIR COUNTERPARTS WHO RECEIVED NO CIV SUPPORT. ADULTS IN THE HOUSEHOLD WERE MISSING 28% LESS DAYS OF WORK AND PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES K) MALARIA CIV WHEN MALARIA 93% CIVS were given they all included education about PREVENTING MALARIA. of CIV households received malaria nets as part of the CIV. WITHIN HOUSEHOLDS IN BURKINA FASO, where a mosquito net was provided by Compassion, there was a 26% DECREASE IN THE INCIDENCE OF MALARIA IN CHILDREN AND A 15% BURKINA FASO DECREASE IN THE INCIDENCE OF MALARIA IN ADULTS XFOOD SECURITY CIV FOOD SECURITY FUNDING was given in large grants to Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania in reaction to large food insecurity crises such as droughts or famine and was given for seeds and education, with varying models of long-term continuous programming. AS A RESULT, 74% of children in households that received a Food 14 Security CIV were at average weight, COMPARED TO 50% in the households who did not receive the CIV. 50 IN TANZANIA, as a result of food security funding, there was a 30 TIMES HIGHER LIKELIHOOD of households producing more food and a 5.7 TIMES HIGHER LIKELIHOOD of them saving more for the future. HELP MEET Critical Needs. Make a CIV donation at Compassion Heleasing children from poverty Tin Jesus name

Meeting Critical Needs

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A 2012 Compassion International conducted study evaluating its Complementary Interventions program asked, "Does this program really work?"


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