Dec2015

5 of our favourite stories!

Be inspired by stories of lives transformed in 2015.

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5 of our favourite stories!

Be inspired by stories of lives transformed in 2015.

As 2015 draws to an end, we want to give God thanks for these amazing stories of lives transformed. Join us as we count down from 5 to 1!

5. The girl who wasn't meant to live

Wess Stafford cradling baby

Rejoice with Compassion Sri Lanka as they celebrate Dharaniya's graduation from the Child Survival Programme. "Doctors told me Dharaniya would not live to see her second birthday. But they prayed for my little one. And she is still with me," her mum explains! Read more >

4. Enock's story

In one of Haiti's largest slums, the vocational skills 17-year-old Enock Elie learnt at his church-based Compassion project didn’t just give him a craft, they gave him a means of survival.

3. "The Lord's my shepherd"

Julius praying

Julius left home when he was 7-years-old. He used to survive by rummaging through rubbish thrown out by local hotels. Now he's been able to make a new life thanks to his uncle's family and his Compassion project. Read more >

2. Killed for wearing the wrong shoes

Mother and son from El Salvador

One day Gabriel’s older brother left for work and never came back. He put on a pair of shoes his uncle had given him. He didn’t realise they were part of his uncle’s old police uniform. He walked into a neighbouring community and was met by local gang members.

But in the midst of tragedy came salvation. Read more >

1. Abby the preacher girl

Sponsored child Abby from Guatemala

Spending your evenings with your mother and the town’s drunk may seem like an unpleasant experience for an 8-year-old girl, but for Abby, it was God giving her the opportunity to save a man for eternity. Read more >

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Becca Stanley

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Compassion UK


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