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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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Churches lead the way in HIV/AIDS reduction

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. (more…)

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New Inca Trail Trip Launched for October!

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 […]

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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. (more…)

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Two Bracelets

Has God been speaking to you about something He wants you to do? If you believe God is prompting you to sponsor a child with Compassion, find out more here.

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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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“I owe my life to the Child Survival Programme”

Clenie Baptiste, a mother of four, lives in Fort Mercredi, Haiti, a large slum of about 150,000 people, with her husband and children in a two-room home made of tin roofing. Life is hard in Fort Mercredi. There are no job opportunities. Most of the adults earn a living as street sellers and motorcycle drivers. […]

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