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An Adventure, and a Lesson in the Power of Hope – Part 1

Blood, Sweat and Compassion The October 2012 Kilimanjaro Challenge The email my husband received from me simply said ‘We have to do this!’ followed by a forwarded email from Compassion UK. The email was an invitation for volunteers to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, to raise money for three Leadership Development Programme […]

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Blue Roof

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.

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A Father’s Fight

Betsabe is a beautiful 5-year-old girl living on a sugar cane field in Mexico. She is supported by a Compassion sponsor who lives in Germany. She is the youngest of three children born in a hardworking family dedicated to the fields. Things seemed to go well until their lives suffered an unexpected change. The mother […]

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