After arriving in South Africa as a refugee from Mozambique, Xana McCauley became a citizen in order to vote to dismantle apartheid. She has a bachelors in sociology and is completing her bachelors in theology. She is an ordained pastor and has been in full-time ministry for thirty-one years. Xana and her husband are the founders of Hands of Compassion, a ministry to Johannesburg’s poor. They have lived in intentional community with the poor for twenty-seven years.