Category: Poverty

My Vision – how it came about

When Kingscare was formed in 1988, I had a clear vision of how we, as a Christian community, could make a real impact upon the lives of people living in extreme poverty throughout the world. Having a vision, is terribly important to me as a person. Without it, […]

Calebu – his story

Hello, my name is Calebu and I am 10 years old. I live with my mum in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. My mum tells me that primary education is supposed to be free in my country. But the government schools have great big classes with even as […]

Compassion

Compassion is a great word involving our intellect, our emotions and our actions. “A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering”. Compassion means so much more than pity. Pity is a feeling of […]

Your Kingdom Come

We are all familiar with the words from the Lord’s Prayer that says, “your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”. These words are some of the most powerful words ever spoken and affect the whole world, and have an effect upon […]

Freedom from Poverty

It is my contention that the whole world needs freedom from poverty. It is not just the desperately poor who need that freedom. In tolerating a situation in which two billion people survive on £9 a week, we are all implicated and all need setting free from the […]

My Dream

I dream of a day… A Day when all the people of the earth will have a chance to flourish. When all, regardless of their background, will have the opportunity, through education and hard work, to enjoy the fruit of their labour. But I dream also of a […]