Compassion and Mercy Associates

Joining Hands to Reach a Hurting World

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The Cleanest Village in Guinea

January 22, 2018 |

The village of Taoulela has worked to keep their streets clean since 1935. Their story is now being aired on national TV in Guinea.

Ownership: God Owns it All

October 12, 2015 |

It begins by adjusting the seat and the mirrors to a new position. My 16-year-old son has now taken the driver’s seat and I have buckled tightly into the right side of the car. Recently, my husband and I have been on a journey of instilling ownership in another’s life through the process of driver’s […]

Helping without Hurting Conference: Dayton, OH

September 28, 2015 |

You are invited to attend the Helping Without Hurting Conference with keynote speaker, Dr. Brian Fikkert, founder of the Chalmers Center and co-author of the book When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself. What if poverty isn’t about a lack of food, money, or clothing? If we only treat the […]

Is It Sustainable?

August 31, 2015 |

Earlier this year, the construction of a shelter for homeless youth was completed in our corner of the Twin Cities. The push to build the safe house was driven by the high number of homeless teens who survive by couch hopping, which puts them at risk for being victimized by human traffickers. Research revealed that […]

Aspirational Future (Part 2)

July 13, 2015 |

Over the past year, CAMA has been working to develop a clear strategic framework. CAMA took an inclusive and collaborative approach in developing this framework. We began with the CAMA Board and next involved all staff members. Then we entrusted the planning team to complete the themes and stakeholder analysis and draft the core values […]