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Success Stories

Every one of our children is a story of success as our team works very hard to make sure that each individual life story has voice and meaning. Whether it's working to find just the right place for Rogers to live as he begins his second year at Mkarere University (he came to us at age 12), or finding the extra resources Dorah needs to pay for the advanced classes she wants to take at Secondary School, or making a local delicacy just a little sweeter for five-year-old Catherine, our desire to celebrate real hope brings joyful purpose to our days.


Good medicine and good food set the stage for active-compassion's powerful work to effect change that matters.

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From the lighthearted to the deeply compelling, these videos capture pieces of our precious life as seen by our kids and our volunteers.