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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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6/19/15

World Refugee Day 2015: Searching for Normal

Refugee: A person who is outside their home country because they have suffered or feared persecution; or because they are fleeing war  

6/12/15

Youth of Yemen: Being the change Yemen wants to see

“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”

6/10/15

Syria Crisis: A Mother Negotiates the Space Between her Family’s Wellbeing and Child Labor

In April 2012, Fairouz*, 27, fled her home near Homs in Syria, with her husband and five children.  Their house had been bombed and there was little left but to escape with...

6/10/15

Hope, Not Hopeless: A Future for South Sudan

When I was an aid worker in southern Sudan in the 1990s, the fight for independence against Sudan had already been running for many years.

6/10/15

How Savings and Loan Can Save a Life and a Marriage

In Malawi last week, I met Simeon*, an HIV positive man who told me the story of how VSLAs gave him hope and confidence, and stopped the violence in his household. Nothing I...

6/10/15

What’s the first thing you buy?

Imagine you’re HIV positive in Malawi.

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