Tag Archive for: poverty

“Rebels Attacked… So We Lost Some of Our Families. I Lost My Dad.”

Atong Bul escaped to Uganda with her mother and siblings after her father was shot by rebel forces in South Sudan.

Hidden Homeless: New Data Reveals a Crisis

The 2021 Census data shows there are 122,000 people homeless on any given night in Australia, a five per cent increase since the last census.

When Safe Water Flows, Everything Changes

As you grab a glass of fresh water to quench your thirst, consider the world’s water needs, on World Water Day 2023.

Women and Girls Suffering the Most In Global Food Crisis

As the world suffers a global food crisis, women and girls are bearing the greatest burden of hunger, says Compassion Australia.

Women Church Leaders Calling on Government to Share Vaccines with World’s Poor

The Micah Women Leaders Delegation lobbied for continued and increasing generosity to Australia’s neighbours particularly regarding vaccine sharing.

Meet the Australian Surgeon Changing the Lives of Women in Africa

Australian Dr Andrew Browning has operated on more than 7000 women and he’s telling his story in a new book called ‘A Doctor in Africa’.

The Five Big Drivers of Poverty in Australia

Not only are 1 in 8 Australians under the poverty line, but most are far under. This is called the ‘poverty gap’, and it’s quickly expanding.

Compassion Week

Compassion Week 2019 commences on October 20 with seven days of compelling programs featuring wonderful people and an incredible God.

Mercy Ships Helps Gamai Reach for a New Life

Gamai was just a toddler growing up in Guinea, West Africa, when she pulled a pot of boiling water over and badly burned her arms.

A Venezuelan Migrant’s Story

Hundreds and thousands of Venezuelan migrants cross into Colombia each day, leaving behind chaos and deprivation. The journey is demanding and dangerous.