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11/7/18

Midterm Election: Every new Congress brings hope for positive change

Congratulations to all of the Representatives and Senators who will soon take their places in the 116th Congress. Having run for office myself, I know what an extraordinary...

10/30/18

Rebuilding a Life Nearly Lost to Ebola

Eighteen-year-old Nadej lives with her one-year-old daughter and seven-month-old son in a mud hut surrounded by farmlands in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

10/30/18

A Family Faces Ebola in a Conflict Zone

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), aid workers are confronting the tenth Ebola outbreak in the country’s history, but the first-ever in a conflict zone. The number of...

10/9/18

Restoring Hope to Learn

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – “When I joined this school, I could hardly read and write,” says 12-year-old Hamdi. “Now I am the best in my class. I can even speak English. When I grow...

10/9/18

Family flees Venezuela to escape starvation

Like many Venezuelan girls, 7-year-old Salma fled a country where a near-worthless currency, an inflation rate that could reach 1,000,000 percent before year’s end, and a...

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