The latest report published by UNAIDS this month confirms that 25 countries have seen a 50 per cent or greater drop in new HIV infections since 2001. According to the findings, half of all reductions in new HIV infections in the last two years have been among newborn children.
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If you want to see the work of Compassion in Peru, and raise funds and awareness for the Leadership Development Programme, and trek the Inca trail, check it out!!
If Kilimanjaro feels a little too much then perhaps this is the trip for you.
The Inca Trail is a notorious 28-mile classic expedition to the 15thCentury Inca site of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary. Situated 2,430m above sea level and surrounded by tropical mountain forest, Machu Picchu is a stunningly beautiful, iconic and unforgettable reward for all those setting out on the Inca Trail to reach it.
On 4 October 2013, you too can take on this notorious challenge and change lives by doing so.
To find out more, visit the Blood, Sweat and Compassion website.
Kini’s destiny brought her under the blue roof of Compassion. In Bengali there is a proverb, “the color of sorrow is blue”. However, the blue of Compassion represents hope for Kini.
In 2006, a Compassion Australia employee named David Harrison visited Bangladesh to experience the lives of children in extreme poverty.
Interested in what it’s like to do the Blood, Sweat & Compassion Kilimanjiro Challenge? Kenrick Garraway was on the October 2012 team, and this is his take on the whole experience.