This is a very special interview with an amazing and inspirational story featuring Owen Githanga of Compassion International. You will want to stay tuned for this!
Recently, my wife Julie and I fulfilled a dream of being able to fund a Child Development Center in Ghana supporting 200 children. This episode explains the “why” along with the impacts of a Child Sponsorship as explained by Owen who grew up in the outskirts of Nairobi Kenya. On the show today, we discuss:
✔ Owen’s dream of becoming an Accountant and why it seemed impossible
✔ His difficulties of living in severe poverty in Kenya
✔ How Compassion International changed his life and that of his family
✔ Why my wife Julie and I decided to fund a Child Development Center
✔ Why Owen was very hesitant to write “Accountant” in his “My Plan for Tomorrow” book and how a teacher helped him overcome that fear
✔ What it was like for my wife and I to meet a sponsored child and her Mom in Ecuador whom we had known for 11 years through correspondence
✔ How Owen went on to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Accountancy at North Dakota State University, and his CPA license
✔ From severe poverty to sponsoring other children in need and how things have come full circle for Owen
To learn more or to get involved, please visit: https://truckingtower.com/giving-ci/
To your success.
Andy Hedrick CEO
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