David’s story

Oumo David manages Global Care’s sponsorship programme in Soroti, Uganda. He is passionate about his work – for very personal reasons. Once he was a Global Care sponsored child himself. He knows from personal experience the desperation of a life in poverty, and the transformation which Global Care’s sponsorship can bring. David tells his story… Read more »

Mohammed’s story

As the manager of a coffee shop in Kolkata, India, and the main breadwinner for his family, MOHAMMED ZEESHAN FAIZ has big plans for the future. And the ambitious 24-year-old, who received little formal education until the age of 11, says it is thanks to Global Care that he is where he is today.  He… Read more »

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Long-standing supporter Rob Halligan and our patron Fiona Castle are bringing a personal touch to our milestone year with a joint presentation highlighting their involvement with Global Care over the years. Using music and stories from their own visits to Global Care’s work, in countries as diverse as Romania, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Uganda, Sri Lanka and… Read more »

Prayer Focus March 2018

This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” 1 John 4:10-11   Thursday 1st – Saturday 10th: This week we pray for Head of Operations, Paul,… Read more »

Morning Star Still Shines

Twenty years ago, a small informal school started on a beach in Sri Lanka, reaching out to children with no access to education and no hope for the future. It grew from the vision of local Christians who longed to change the story for the children of this beach slum community, and the courage of… Read more »

Post-Conflict: Kosovo

Over Global Care’s 35-year history we have helped rebuild communities ripped apart  by conflict in countries as diverse as Rwanda, Afghanistan and Iraq. DIANE BALL recalls the Kosovan Crisis in the late 90s,. and her work with Global Care helping children re-start their education.. “I was at a Christian Festival when I saw an advert for Global Care,” recalls Diane…. Read more »

Lent Appeal 2018: Love Your Neighbour

Far too many children born into poverty end up giving up on school, not just at Lent, but for life. School dropout has profound consequences: Children born in poverty, stay in poverty. They see their own children trapped by poverty. Education is the best tool we have to break this generational cycle of desperation. To… Read more »

Moe’s Story

  *Moe’s father died after a long battle with kidney disease when Moe was just seven years-old. Life was tough for Moe and his little sister as their widowed mother was left all but destitute, apart from the use of one piece of land. Cruelly, an unscrupulous neighbour had the land taken away from the… Read more »