One thing I have wondered is whether it is really working. Is it really breaking the cycle of poverty? Are there adults who were sponsored as a child still living in poverty? I sure hope not, but I’d really like to know the story of an adult that came through Compassion and lives a better life than the generations he/she came from.
The answer showed up the very next day at a hotel in Uganda. Prossy’s former sponsor read about our trip to Uganda and e-mailed Prossy telling her to go meet us (I’m still not understanding how she found out where we were exactly.) Prossy showed up at a hotel where we were having lunch, excited to meet a bunch of bloggers working with Compassion. For Prossy, she said, it was the next best thing to meeting her sponsor.
Having just read Christine’s e-mail, I asked Carlos to grab some video of me talking with Prossy about her experience as a sponsored child and her life now. Prossy is a mature Christian adult whose children will not need .Compassion International. That’s success. Here’s your answer, Christine.