With assistance from Compassion and the local church, Sameson Tilahun entered vocational school to study woodworking in Ethiopia. He now employees 5 other tradesmen and is a role model to the children in his community.
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You may already by familiar with Shamim's story if you got to walk through her life at the Compassion Experience. This is her story as told by Carol, a Ugandan staff-writer and friend of Shamim.