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Men Less Generous Than Women?

A recent report conducted by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations has shown that women in the UK are more generous than men when it comes to charitable giving. According to the Office of National Statistics, the average amounts given to charity were also a little higher for women (with a median donation of £13 […]

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The Final Letter

Have you ever wondered about the real impact of your sponsorship? Below is the final letter written by a formerly sponsored child from Thailand to her sponsor. Her words speak of a young woman with the world at her feet. Be encouraged! (more…)

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A Special Appointment

Not everybody gets the chance to meet their sponsored child, and that’s why a New Zealand television network picked up on this amazing story. Esther, from India, came to visit the family that changed her life. (more…)

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Interview With Juan Buñay, Aged 7

Juan comes from an indigenous family living in the Cañar Province, in southern Ecuador. His mum and stepdad work in agriculture, farming  peas, potatoes, corn and different sorts of beans. He comes from a Catholic background. (more…)

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How Will They Know?

I am privileged to have visited 22 of our 28 field offices over the past five  years. I am inspired by the love and commitment expressed by so many of our staff members and the staff and volunteers at dozens of Church Partners. (more…)

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The Birthday Present

My little daughter will be one in just a month’s time and I have a problem. Her grandparents have been on the phone with the big question. “What would Alice like for her birthday?” I’m sat at home, flicking through the Mothercare catalogue, and browsing the Toys ‘r’ Us website for inspiration. (more…)

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Confessions of a Compassion Worker

We all have those moments in our life that we’re rather embarrassed about. Those situations that we wish we could press the delete button on. It can be cathartic to confess these things, get them out in the open and move on. But in a way I hope what I’m about to confess will always […]

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Left To Die Among the Thorns

Mahalakshmi stands tall at 11 years, with a charming, open smile that instantly draws people to her. She is in the seventh grade and attends India’s Ramakrishna Girls Higher Secondary School. The young Indian girl dreams of becoming a doctor. She is extremely talented – an excellent singer, artist and a good narrator of stories. However, hers […]

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