Welcome to the Compassion International Developer Network!

It is Compassion’s privilege to "Release children from poverty in Jesus' name." Compassion strives to promote the holistic development of children in poverty by working with international partners (listed below), who find sponsors, and implementing church partners, who minister to children across 28 countries. If you would like to find out more information about how to join Compassion as a sponsor, please visit one of our international partner websites:

Speak Up For The Children!

Get Started Right Now!

The Compassion International API contains both public and private APIs. The Public API is primarily for those who want to help sponsors gain access to information about their sponsored children. It is available to anyone simply by taking the registration steps below. The Private APIs are more extensive and are intended for International Partners, Implementing Church Partners and staff across Compassion's global community. If you wish to find out more about the private APIs, please contact the web master.

 Follow the steps below to start using the Compassion International APIs:

  1. Register for a user account.
  2. Apply for a public API key.
  3. Browse the API documentation.
  4. Explore the I/O Docs for examples.
  5. Review Compassion's Branding Guidelines prior to using Compassion logos.
  6. Join a discussion in the forums.

For questions or to apply for a private api key, contact the web master.


Speak up for those who cannot
speak for themselves, for the rights
of all who are destitute. Speak up
and judge fairly; defend the rights
of the poor and needy.
                           Proverbs 31:8-9