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Crops wither in Cambodia drought

Climate Crisis: Poorest Hit Hardest

There’s a measure of tragic irony in the fact that, for years, we’ve had to explain to people that even though we’re called Global Care we are...
Micha under the stairs with her sister

Studying Under The Stairs

*Micha’s father already had ten children by his first wife, when Micha and her brother were born to his second wife. Massive tension between the two women meant the...
Reina as a teacher, outside her classroom

A Hand Up Not A Hand Out

The odds were stacked against *Reina, who was born with sickle cell anaemia in a desperately poor family in northern Uganda, and then experienced the trauma of being displaced by...
Sensory play with a child using a soft brush

Finding A Way Into Their World

This summer I led a team of four UK teachers to Soroti, Uganda to undertake three days of intensive special educational needs (SEN) training for teachers and playworkers from SEN...
Zambian children playing parachute games

Kabompo calling

What a beautiful group of people! It took us almost three days to reach Kabompo, in rural north-west Zambia, but we were met with an extremely warm, sung welcome...
The train tracks running past houses in Sri Lanka

When Headlines Hit Home

'News' doesn’t always happen to ‘other people’ – sometimes it hits people we care about, and hits them hard. Several of our partners have experienced major challenges recently, due to...
Connor in his home

Signs of Hope

“The stony track was too narrow for a car, we had to walk.  Over three days, hot and dusty, we climbed hills, crossed streams on rotting planks, and trekked through...
Two children writing a letter

Writing to Your Sponsored Child

So you want to write to your sponsored child? That’s great! Sponsoring a child can be very rewarding for both the sponsor and the child, and part of that...