Bishkek Hope Center Updates

  Our Hope Center is bustling with activities as we are able to offer more classes and see more families prosper from our programs and their relationships.   Our first 66 hour sewing class training has completed and 90% of the students were hired by our partner company! These women learned practical sewing skills to…

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Update on DFW relief services

After two outreach distributions of items to help these refugee families in January, we have continued our support in 3 communities in the DFW area.   Arlington *Adel is a widow with many children. She recently lost her job and relies only on family support from fellow refugees in her community and government assistance to…

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Child Sponsorship January 2024

We are so thankful to be able to continue our child sponsorship program! These children are really doing well as they continue to attend school and pursue their education. Having quality education is important for those living in absolute poverty. It can open doors to future job opportunities, teach them to work as teams, and…

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Update on Russian Language Courses

Update on the Russian Language Courses for Afghan Refugee Women Our Russian Language classes in Bishkek are going well! We have two classes-The beginner level course and a higher-level Beginner course for our graduates from the first round. We have also added a new teacher. These women continue to be involved in engaging language lesson…

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Update on Afghan Refugee Women

Russian Language Courses Progress We are so grateful to continue our Russian Language classes at the Hope Center in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan! The students have been learning the alphabet and short words in Russian and continue to progress with fun games and flashcards in addition to their curriculum. These 14 ladies have been diligent to attend…

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Child Sponsorship Update!

Child Sponsorship takes children from despair to joy! We are so grateful! Children in our sponsorship programs have had a rough start at life. It is because of the generosity of sponsors that we can make a difference in their lives, providing them with necessary financial support to go to school and participate in activities…

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International Fair

The Source of Compassion Team participated in an annual International Fair in our community.  This event displays facts, food, and cultural presentations from many parts of the world, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eurasia.  We were honored to represent Central Asia, with the various cities where SoC serves the poor, the oppressed, and…

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Classes Have Begun!

Classes have begun for Afghan Refugee Women in Kyrgyzstan   We are so grateful! The new project for Afghan women has begun at the Hope Center in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The four-month long program will be rolled out in two steps. The first step will use a beginner Russian language book, and the second step would…

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New Project

New Kyrgyzstan Afghan Refugee Project   It is with grateful hearts we enjoy a new opportunity!   Many Afghan refugee women gathered at our Hope Center in Kyrgyzstan. They have come to Source of Compassion in hopes of finding help. On September 5, 2023, we held a consultation meeting in order to triage the needs…

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Nadira Hope video

We all have a story to tell

Recently, because of your generosity, we were able to be a part of changing Nadira’s (an Afghan refugee in Kyrgyzstan) story for the better. Nadira has been shared hope for her future and now wants to help others as well. Yet there are many other refugees who still need hope. Because of this, we want…

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round 2 english

Ding! Ding! Ding!

Round 2 of our English Level 1 course has begun! Many socially and inter-generational poor have been accepted into our new English level 1 course. Excitement and interest has been growing with our 12 students as our English teacher has implemented new methods of teaching for active participation. Our courses offer services and resources that…

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SOC Camp Group

Summer Camp Success!

With much learning, work, & support the 2023 summer camp has now ended! Filled with many disadvantaged youth and staffed with our amazing volunteers, this camp is an opportunity to show them some fun, allow them a safe/beautiful space, and build lasting relationships. Most of the campers do not have the ability to experience an…

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Cabin Crew!

We Have Great News! On June 5th, 2023, Source of Compassion started the new “Cabin Crew” course at the Hope Center, taught by Benjamin Wilson. This is a short-term (5-week) course with 14 students (ages 18-35) who have completed our English intermediate-level courses. These students dream of finding jobs as members of cabin crew with…

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