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28 Jul 2014
When Shaving Helps
When Shaving Helps
Just because the Tour de France is over doesn’t mean it’s time to put your spandex cycling suits away just yet. If you ever wanted an excuse to shave your legs, we may have the answer you’ve been looking for.
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22 Jul 2014
5 Ways Being Sponsored Changed My Life
5 Ways Being Sponsored Changed My Life
Former Compassion sponsored child and Leadership Development Program student Richmond Wandera has an amazing story to share. He’s here as a guest writer on the blog as he shares the ways Compassion helped to change his life.
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08 Jul 2014
Ending the Wait
Ending the Wait
Joining the Compassion Child Sponsorship Program is an exciting time. The children get to attend program days where they have the opportunity to learn extra things—things that aren’t covered at school.
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07 Jul 2014
Confessions of a CEO - Uniting Children
Confessions of a CEO - Uniting Children
While we have been watching football captains and coaches leading their teams in the World Cup, Compassion Australia CEO Tim Hanna travelled to Guatemala to meet some different leaders.
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04 Jul 2014
The Appeal—Thank You!
The Appeal—Thank You!
A huge thank you to everyone who donated to Compassion’s Buildings for Kids Appeal!
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03 Jul 2014
The Importance of Play
The Importance of Play
While the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been running over the past couple of weeks, most of the world has had soccer on the brain. When you think about child development, you think of the staples like food, medical attention and education. Many don’t realise the difference being able to play sport can have on children.
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02 Jul 2014
Focus: Leaders
Focus: Leaders
What’s a leader? We think a leader is someone who motivates, encourages and guides others. Meet some of Compassion’s inspiring leaders.
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27 Jun 2014
The Appeal — Maria’s Story
The Appeal — Maria’s Story
The sky started to change in Cúcuta, Colombia. Dark thunderous clouds rolled in and blocked out the sun. When the torrential rain came gushing down, Maria, a child in Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Program, and her family started to panic. Their home was made of mud and plastic sacks and they worried that it would not be able to withstand the storm.
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19 Jun 2014
In pictures: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan
In pictures: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan
See how your support is helping to rebuild homes—and lives—in the Philippines following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.
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19 Jun 2014
The Appeal— Anguri’s Story
The Appeal— Anguri’s Story
The tangled power lines swaying precariously over the slum in Dhaka looked like an unusual piece of art. Like most of the electricity supply to the slums in the Bangladeshi city, the often inadequate electricity supply is stolen from the main supply line through the crude and often dangerous electrical lines.
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