"As I chatted with one of the teachers I felt a little person hug my leg! I looked down into the shy, smiling face of the young girl whom a House Group in my church sponsors through Global Care. She is older than the photo we have, but her smile is the same - bright, generous, joyful.
Teacher CALUM MACKENZIE has life-changing memories of helping some of the world’s most needy children as a volunteer for Global Care. Calum, who is now a father of four himself, says his experiences through the charity have touched countless lives since.
*MALAKI’s first experience of education was through the Pavement Club, a project in the slums of Kolkata, India, supported by Global Care. Today, he is in high school and has ambitions to start his own import/export business, thanks to the ongoing support of our child sponsorship programme.
*GENTLE is the girl with the massive smile. You can’t miss her! In photos from the Ark, Global Care’s day centre for children with disabilities in Soroti, Uganda, there is one girl with a megawatt beam. That’s Gentle!
Hundreds of children in rural Ethiopia are making a success of their education, thanks to an innovative programme funded by Global Care, preparing youngsters for school. MAMO KATSELA, director of our Ethiopian partners, the Addis Kidan Baptist Church Welfare and Development Association, explains how our pre-school initiative is changing children’s lives.