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Loving locally, supported globally

by Miriam Swaffield Miriam and some other amazing leaders from New Wine came with us to Uganda last November. Here’s what impressed her about Compassion’s work with the local church. I barely saw a ‘Compassion International’ logo anywhere; surprising given that I was spending eight days travelling from rural town to rural town, learning about […]

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Urban poverty versus rural poverty

India currently has over 1.27 billion people, of which 72 per cent live in rural areas. According to India’s Eleventh National Development Plan, almost one third of the country’s population continue to live below the poverty line in both rural areas and cities. On a recent visit to India to see the work of Compassion, […]

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Reaching the unreached in India

India has 40 per cent of the world’s poor and one in nine children in India won’t live to see the age of 10. With one in five children in the world being Indian, Compassion is committed to working in India and currently supports over 131,000 children in poverty there. I recently went to India […]

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Faith and Works

Taken from Gareth Robinson’s blog. ‘What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In […]

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