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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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9/16/12

Rajiya's Story: "I am fallen, but learned to rise"

My name is Rajiya and I am one among the millions of woman who are deprived of basic human rights and still struggling to find a space for ourselves in society. 

3/30/12

The Women of Maijanjaré

The thick calloused soles of the feet of the women with whom I sat in the tiny village of Maijanjaré in Niger, seven hours by road away from the capital Niamey, tell their...

11/17/11

Fanta’s Story: Playing Her Part to Improve the Lives of Others

Fanta Bangura is 17 years old and grew up in Yiben, a rural community in the Koinadugu district. Early in her marriage, she moved to Freetown with her husband and shortly...

11/15/11

Aurelia’s Story: Fighting Chronic Malnutrition in Peru

Tutaya Aurelia Flores lives in Tambobamba, Peru in a community where the Window of Opportunity program is working.

4/14/11

Parvathi Shows the Way

Sunkari Parvathi lives in Swarna Bharathi Nagar, a large slum on the outskirts of Guntur town in India. She became a widow in 2002 when her husband died due to AIDS.

9/13/09

Besinati's Story: “When I see these changes, it’s all worthwhile”

The AIDS pandemic has devastating and debilitating long-term implications, and these effects are most apparent in Africa, where the disease is strangling the continent. 

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