Margaret is among many women Compassion CBO trained in 2015. She has survived breast Cancer 2 times.
Following an intensive selection process, Compassion CBO has been awarded a grant by AmplifyChange to run Anti-FGM Hotlines in Kenya.
The children of Compassion CBO school in Nairobi are the beneficiaries of a heart-felt tribute from the friends and family of much-loved Parthenia Adams - ‘Aunty Polly’ - who passed away, age 97, in Detroit, Michigan.
Before Compassion CBO starts a project we make sure it will be self-sustaining and we minimize the risk by starting small before expanding, to avoid massive losses or collapse of the project. Once it succeeds we replicate it with network and community members...
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we managed to repair our school roof before the rains started.... Panic had set in at our school in the Githogoro Slums when we heard that there was going to be heavy rain.
At the UNISON conference, Debbie Hollingsworth proposed that this year's collection should go to Compassion CBO, who she had visited. Out of several nominees, Compassion CBO was selected. "It has come at the right time because we need funds to fight FGM." - Evanson Njeru, founder of Compassion CBO.
My last blog from Kenya... I hope you will remember that just outside Nairobi, Compassion CBO will carry on regardless. I hope you will continue to support them... when you are here, on the ground, it makes a world of difference knowing that someone, somewhere, believes in what you are doing.