My friend Callie is in the Philippines with Compassion right now. She works for Student Life and is a really awesome girl. In fact I wish I lived closer to her so we could go and eat lunch together, hang out and have coffee and talk about life. She is the real deal.
So, go to her blog. Read her stories. Then go to the Compassion child sponsorship site and sponsor a child if you haven't.
Leave Callie a comment encouraging her too.
**Update – I've been told Callie's link didn't work for you. Try it now!