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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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9/30/13

A Giant Ladder for the Rural Poor

Most young people in Andoung Tek commune in the southwestern province of Cambodia are eager to migrate to other provinces or over the border to Thailand, as they expect to...

9/30/13

Kididi Hope

My name is Maria Elisabeth Avindio. In 1989, a war broke out in the area around Andulo – the town where I used to live here in Angola – and my family was in danger living...

9/30/13

Mireille Is on the Road to Financial Stability

Three years ago, a massive earthquake destroyed Mireille Henry's home in Haiti, killing her mother and trapping her daughter under the rubble for five hours.

9/30/13

“Alice, what’s your secret? Did you come into some inheritance?”

After a one hour drive on tortuous roads outside of Dame Marie, I finally reach "Nan Sapou," a commune of Grande-Anse.

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’...

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