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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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9/30/13

A Slippery Journey to Prosperity and Security

It's raining heavily as we trundle down the road from Mabior to Bor in Jonglei state in South Sudan. The road is a track of thick, deep mud.

9/30/13

Laxmi’s Flight

Laxmi Pal is not only creating art, she’s creating history. The 12-year-old grew up in a tiny thatched-roof hut made of dried mud in Kodanna village, believing that she didn’...

9/30/13

Community Ownership

Her eyes focused on the narrow walking path that zigzagged up the steep mountain. Her legs and shoulders burned with each step, but she was almost home. The plastic container...

9/30/13

Avocados and Guinea Pigs Change Life for Peruvian Farmers

Hector Gutierrez walks through his avocado grove just after the trees have been irrigated. Water glistens on the leaves as he pulls down the brim of his cap to shade his eyes...

9/30/13

Ana Becomes a Leader

Ana Cecilia Cortez, 14, comes from humble beginnings. The ninth-grader is the youngest of five children and the only girl in a family that farms corn, vegetables and coffee....

9/30/13

From Child Soldier to Peace Builder

I come from Panriang County of Unity State in South Sudan, an area that is rich of oil and where, in fact, about 50 percent of our oil reserves get explored.

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