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Neighbor to Neighbor: Building Economic Strength out of Earthquake Loss

Yvette Lapaix and her neighbors in Port-au-Prince’s Carrefour district have built a great deal since the earthquake five years ago. What she’s most proud of isn’t bricks and...


Community: A Solid Foundation for Reconstruction

There’s a sweeping vista from the hilltop neighborhood of Aztec, past the low, sprawling rooftops of the Carrefour district of Port-au-Prince, to the blue waters of the...


Ebola Cases Reach More Than 20,000

For those living in West Africa, Ebola is a terrifying part of daily life. New numbers released from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday show Ebola has infected 20,...


Ganga Becomes a Mother

“I am from the so-called untouchable caste dalit. Generally women from my community get married at an early age. I too was not an exception. With the fear my parents would...


Reversing Climate Change Perils through Rope and Washer Technology

Climate change is a global phenomenon that is disrupting the livelihoods and lives of innumerable smallholder farmers around the world.


The Undulating Journey of Anjum

I am Anjum, a 12-year-old girl from Mewat Region, Haryana of North India. I live in a village which is predominantly Meo Muslim. This is one of the reasons why our village is...