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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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11/18/14

Ebola: Robbing Lives and Livelihoods

The smell of boiling bananas fills the air as Musu Sesay prepares banana cakes that she hopes her teenage daughter will be able sell for some desperately needed income. She...

11/18/14

South Sudan: A Hole Lot More Than Just A Toilet

In a humanitarian crisis such as the one currently unfolding in South Sudan, it is food, water and safety that are usually considered the essentials for survival.

11/17/14

On World Toilet Day, Demand Congress Protect Women and Girls

In May, in the rural village of Katra in India’s Uttar Pradesh state, two teenage girls left their home at night to search for a place to use the toilet. They never came home...

11/13/14

South Sudan: Clean water for Rom

“We were drinking unclean water before CARE came. We feared our children would fall sick from drinking water from the river and the swamp,” Rebecca Utou told me when I met...

11/10/14

“Someday I will cross this mountain and find out what lies behind it”

Ahmad is five years old. He is suffering from a serious diabetes condition. His hopeful brown eyes and his shy smile do not tell the full story.

11/10/14

Syria Crisis: “I want my children to have a better life”

Aisha had to flee her home and now lives in a camp in Syria. She gave birth to triplets a few months ago.

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