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Today is International Literacy Day

It’s easy to take the ability to read and write for granted. Illiteracy is however one of the major contributors to poverty, with the vast majority of those unable to read or write living in the developing world.  According to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) globally 774 million adults lack basic […]

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Education matters

Education matters – it’s a fact! In developing countries, every additional year of education can increase a person’s future income by an average of 10 per cent.* This is why it’s so exciting that Compassion cares for every area of a child’s life including their education. Through sponsorship donations, children are given the equipment, uniforms […]

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Photo Friday – Only the Beginning

I missed my graduation from university. I was working in another country and didn’t have the opportunity to get back. It would have been good to be there, but it just wasn’t possible. On Tuesday, I had the privilege of watching the graduation of the Leadership Development Programme students in Rwanda. Now this is not […]

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