What Nightmares are Made Of

This slum is what nightmares are made of. Filled with what gifts are made of.

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From Ragpicker to Restored Dignity

Life has not been easy in the community of Odisha because of the discrimination and exclusion the tribal and Dalit people faced from the mainstream community. They were not invited to any community events and because they were unable to find work, they resorted to begging and ragpicking for their livelihood.

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Once: A Story of Loss, Pain and Redemption in an African Slum

Once there was a place called Mathare. It was a hard place; a difficult place. But, there was also a place called the Kingdom of God.

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How Can a Slum Start?

Eugene, one of our staff members in Kenya shares the three main reasons why slums develop in Kenya.

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Holding Hands in the Kibera Slums

Bouncing over piles of trash and splashing through rivers of raw sewage, Katy held James’ hand in the front seat of the car, telling herself it was to cheer him. Later she would realize that she needed his hand to steel her and keep her brave.

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They Shall Not Want

It is OK to feel forsaken. If David, Job, and Jesus did, it’s not a sin.

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Out of the Slums of Kenya

When Joshua Miago’s mother heard about Compassion, they went to a church and enrolled in the child sponsorship program. Then everything started to change.

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