Over the past few weeks, a group of pupils from St Paul’s Community Development Trust have been helping out at the Global Aid Network UK office. The students have been helping organise and pack donations, ready to be sent off to the refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece.
In these difficult domestic times, many people reasonably argue that more should be done to support those struggling in the United Kingdom. However, what these kids are demonstrating is that supporting those struggling overseas doesn’t have to mean failing to support those in need right on our doorstep. To put it simply, we can do both.
Lessons of adversity and diversity
The students of St Paul’s Community Development Trust represent a typical inner city …