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Knowledge is Power in Fighting Malaria

Despite the fact that Bappi Debnath lives in the mosquito prone District of Netrokona in Bangladesh, he and his family had never heard of malaria. Of course, Bappi had friends who died from headaches, high fevers and vomiting, and he himself had experienced such symptoms, but he had no idea it was as a result […]

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Q&A With a Partnership Facilitator

Nyarko Twum Berima, known as Twum, is a Partnership Facilitator for Compassion Ghana. His role is to co-ordinate Compassion’s responsibilities with our Church Partners to ensure that the projects are achieving holistic child development. (more…)

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Bible Distribution in Burkina Faso

Compassion exists to meet the needs of children living in extreme poverty and share with them the gospel of Jesus Christ. Every child is presented with their own age-appropriate copy of the Bible and sometimes it will get passed around several families in their village. (more…)

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From Kibera Slum to Nottingham University

My name is David Collins Owuor from Kenya, a beautiful country in East Africa.  I am 25 years old and currently studying in Nottingham. I have been a Compassion sponsored child for almost twenty years having gone through the Child Sponsorship Programme and the Leadership Development Programme (LDP). I am sharing my life story to […]

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A True Test of Generosity

The story that Jesus told His disciples about the hired workers being paid the same wage would not be a popular one in modern-day Australia. It would break every industrial-relations principle and employment law we have in this country. (more…)

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They Shall Not Want

In chapter 15 of Mark’s gospel, Jesus cries, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” In 2011, I visited Nairobi. I find it a strange place — a staggering contrast between rich, developed areas and huge inner-city slums. Many in those slums do feel forsaken and beaten down. (more…)

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