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Posted By Tom Emmons On February 22, 2008 @ 9:06 am In Country Trips | No Comments
One of the most impactful things I observed during our trip to Uganda was the profound difference between the children in a Compassion child sponsorship program compared to other children. Compassion-assisted children are connected with a loving, church-based program that provides:
I met this child in the slums of Kampala. He’s not part of our child sponsorship program.
I met these children at Compassion’s program. There’s a significant difference between the two photos. The children in our child development centers still lead difficult lives but they have a sense of hope and purpose.
Everywhere we went, people would tell us things like:
All of the bloggers on the trip have arrived safely home, but you can still follow along since they’re still processing the experience and writing about it.
Check out the Uganda Blog Trip page  and click through to the blogs to read what they’re saying.
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 Inside Uganda With Jessica Masanganzira: http://blog.compassion.com/inside-uganda-with-jessica-masanganzira/
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