Holistic. Body, mind, heart and spirit. It makes all the difference in the world.
Moms in our Child Survival Program typically lack the opportunity to learn basic home economics skills. Knowledge that we consider common sense is not always common for them.
Our holistic child development model is central to our mission of releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name. And the curriculum standards we have put in place in all of our programs are key to achieving this goal. We have created a global curriculum to help develop children holistically—physically, spiritually, cognitively and socio-emotionally. It…
God has brought about an incredible transformation in the lives of the children, their families and this community. The children regularly attend schools. The educational standard of the children has improved. About 40 children participate in sports activities and they have received many prizes in school and higher-level competitions.
Development is what Compassion is about. We don’t want to give a handout; we want to do the things that will truly help a child become a self-sustaining, responsible adult.
Some people ask why we focus on individual child development rather than focusing on community development.
Here’s the answer – straight from the mouth of Tony Neeves, our vice president of international development.
We arrived at the airport in Entebbe Uganda at approximately 11:00 p.m. Uganda time yesterday. We are thankful for the following:
a safe journey
all of our flights were generally on schedule and no flights were missed
all of our luggage arrived at its intended destination
good Christian travel companions
a friendly and helpful Compassion Uganda staff to meet us at the airport