uganda-parliament Growing up in poor village in Uganda, Margaret Makhoha not only graduated from the child sponsorship program she was also selected for our Leadership Development Program and earned her degree from Makerere University.

Recently Margaret was elected to Parliament in Uganda and represents her home district of Namayingo.

You can also view the Margaret Makhoha: From Sponsored Child to Ugandan Senator video on YouTube.

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  1. Deborah Letcher
    Jul 14, 2011
    at 1:36 am

    Doesn’t that just make you want to stand up and cheer like mad?!

  2. Jul 14, 2011
    at 2:49 am

    Amazing, amazing, amazing.

  3. Jul 14, 2011
    at 1:43 pm

    I LOVE this! I danced when she danced in the clip – and cried at the end. And like Deborah, I want to stand up and cheer at this story.

    Stories like these are so inspiring and encouraging – please continue to share them with us.

  4. Jul 15, 2011
    at 11:22 am

    What an amazing testimony of what God can do through sponsorship. I remember going to school together with Margret. We entered the Leadership Development program together and graduated at the same time. Thank you compassion for allowing God to use you in our lives. This is what happens. we are changing our communities and nations.

  5. brent
    Jul 17, 2011
    at 6:45 pm

    What an investment! We will never know how far our sponsorships reach.
    Thank you Compassion — In Jesus name!

  6. Shelly DeLoach
    Jul 26, 2011
    at 7:54 am

    It is wonderful to see what God has done through Compassion…the total life-change for Margret and the way He is touching and changing her community and country by setting her free from poverty and developing the gifts He has placed within her. To God be the glory! Thank you Compassion and Compassion sponsors for your committment.

  7. Handitan
    Aug 6, 2011
    at 5:45 pm

    Very inspiring! I am seriously considering to use this video for my Compassion presentation. Thank you!
    Wish to see more videos like this.

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