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A new life: Christine's journey to recover from genocide

23/04/2014

Christine was only five years old when the Rwandan genocide began.

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Twenty years on: healing hearts after the Rwandan genocide

7/04/2014

Before the Rwandan genocide, Andrew lived a happy life in southern Rwanda. As a child he dreamed of becoming a doctor, but his parents couldn't afford to send him to college. Instead, he got married...

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Women with a vision: the cooperative cooking change for their community

3/04/2014

We're celebrating International Women's Day with the story of an innovative group of women in the West Bank.

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Reni meets Aldo – a sponsorship story turns full circle

28/03/2014

Last year we shared with you the inspiring story of Reni, a former sponsored child who now sponsors four children of her own.

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Shane's sponsorship journey: 23 years, dozens of countries, six sponsored children

28/03/2014

Avid traveller Shane McCarthy became a child sponsor in 1991. Since then he’s visited six of his sponsored children in countries including Colombia, Peru, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Challenge yourself in 2015: Trek Nepal with us!

28/03/2014

Make 2015 a year you'll never forget by trekking through Nepal to the foot of Mount Everest, whilst helping to change lives at the same time.

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The dangers of dirty water, the power of a safe, clean well

21/03/2014

Water is a foundational element of life and is vital to the well-being of families. Unfortunately for many people in our world there is never enough water; especially clean water.

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Building a healthy home, starting with clean water

3/03/2014

Adrian's family never used to have clean, running water. They used to have to walk to the lake and bring back water in buckets.

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Sponsor letters no easy delivery

20/02/2014

One of the most popular aspects of being a child sponsor is getting to write to your child, and, of course, receive letters in return. But unlike Australia Post’s "next-day delivery", or the street...

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