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Published on 07 May 2013
By Lalam Grace, mother and grandmother, Northern Uganda
My name is Lalam Grace. Before the LRA war, our lives were good. The community was happy and we were peaceful. My husband and first-born son were alive. We were able to do business and had enough money. We had over 50 cows. We also had goats and sheep. They were all killed in the war; it impacted our lives tremendously. You can see the way we are now...
Published on 22 April 2013
By Hannan Endale, Inclusive Programming Specialist, ChildFund Ethiopia
As a person with a disability, I know firsthand what it means to live a life of segregation. And I know the feeling of being discriminated against and unaccepted because of one’s abilities. Having experienced those feelings, it is more than a pleasure to be part of ChildFund’s mission to support children with disability...
Published on 25 February 2013
On day 4 of Julie Goodwin's African adventure, she and husband Mick travel to rural Mbale. Here, they visit a local community and see ChildFund in action - improving nutrition, providing access to education and monitoring child health. It is also a day of eating, dancing and lots of smiles!
Published on 21 December 2012
By Al da Silva, Laos Water Cycle participant
As I sit here at Bangkok Airport waiting for my flight home, I have some time (about 7 hours actually) to reflect on the last two weeks. We packed in a lot of cycling, lots of visits to various villages and monuments, and interacted with the locals in ways that would not have been possible as a regular visitor to these two incredible countries...
Published on 20 September 2012
By Christoph Ziegenhardt, End the Cycle coordinator
For most children in Australia, being in school, getting an education and choosing career options is just the way it is – part of childhood, part of growing up. But for children in the poorest countries, these things are not automatic. For children living with a disability, it can be even harder...