I think we all have days that stick in our memories. JFK days. Days when we can remember precisely where we were, what we were wearing or eating when we heard the news. One of my most formative memories happened 20 years ago. A fact that makes me feel pretty old, but it’s a memory […]
Tag Archives | child 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, […]
At Compassion we unashamedly believe that the local church is the hope of the world! Because we work through the local church, children are given the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel during their Compassion project activities. The implications of this are eternal and pretty exciting! To borrow a more eloquent explanation from […]
With all the publicity, hysteria and at times manic excitement over the new royal baby, Prince George, I’ve been contemplating what type of life a child being born this year can expect to have.
There are some things in life that cause you to stop and think about the future.
Blood, Sweat & Compassion is your opportunity to transform lives by taking part in an exciting international adventure with Compassion UK. Following on from the success of the Kilimanjaro Challenge, we have now included a new adventure, The Inca Trail Challenge!
The Kilimanjaro challenge itself was huge! We have never done anything like it before and weren’t 100% sure what to expect from the altitude and terrain.
El Alto is one of the coldest cities in Bolivia, known for its freezing wind, but not many of the people here get to enjoy being under a warm blanket in a cosy house.
I am privileged to be a member of a church that has a wide demographic. To see young children worshipping with those who have seen a lot of life is a true blessing. To hear the giggles and cries of a young child through the service is what church is about for me. The church […]
Until May 2011, the number of children leaving Compassion projects (departures) in Nicaragua were high, which was a big reason for concern. What was wrong? What could be done?