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Remembering Rwanda

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 […]

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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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Can we celebrate project closures?

We understand that when you’ve spent time building an invaluable personal relationship with your sponsored child, it can be disheartening if you get a notification from us explaining that your sponsored child’s Compassion project has closed. However, you may be surprised to hear that when a project closes, it’s often a cause for celebration. Here […]

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Girl Power

Tomorrow is International Women’s day. Globally women do 66% of the work, yet earn 10% of the income and own 1% of property. Unsurprising then, it is women who make up two-thirds of the world’s poor. A fervent advocate for children’s rights, I am also passionate about women’s rights. I strongly believe that by investing […]

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Spiritual Poverty

The King of the Heavens, our God who threw the stars into space was born into a dirty, dark stable. He came from all richness of being God and become poor for us, so that He could save us from our sin. In utter poverty He was born and in poverty He died. Because Jesus […]

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Injustice at the bakery

I stood at the counter of my local bakery, eyeing up the size of the chocolate cakes. My eyes widened and I fixed my gaze on the largest slice of rocky road that sat there on top of the others. Marshmallow oozed out of the chocolate and biscuit mix. The banquet of heaven was about […]

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#LoveTakesAction

You have the potential to be a life-changer. You can be part of a movement that is literally saving children from disease, destitution and death. #LoveTakesAction is a community of Christians who will stand up for the poor, the vulnerable, the young. Greater Accra, Ghana is home to the country’s capital city. But despite the […]

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