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Compassion child sponsorship works

Images of global poverty make us long for a stop to the injustice of it. When considering how we can best serve the poor it can be easy to feel disillusioned with where to begin tackling such an immense problem. New findings from research into the effectiveness of Compassion child sponsorship an are independent, statistical […]

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When Minette met Mihret

Before the day I met my sponsored child Mihret, I knew little about her circumstances and I was unsure what to expect. We had only exchanged a few letters and after witnessing the reality of poverty in Ethiopia, I dreaded facing the possibility that her story might be the same as so many of the […]

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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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