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Combatting radio silence

Combatting radio silence

A radio: modern but based on a retro design. It didn’t look like much, sitting on a shelf in our warehouse,...

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Iraq: From container to ‘oasis’

Iraq: From container to ‘oasis’

In the dusty desert near Dohuk, Northern Iraq, an oasis for refugees has sprung from nowhere, starting in the unlikely form...

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Tanzania: Job Training and Care for Young People

Tanzania: Job Training and Care for Young People

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? “We want to empower communities to become self-sustaining,” write Crossroads’ partners in Tanzania. It’s a challenge...

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Ethiopia: Education & Development

Ethiopia: Education & Development

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? At the end of last century, Ethiopia faced a catastrophic famine that caught the world’s attention...

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Cameroon: Rural Community Education

Cameroon: Rural Community Education

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Crossroads’ partners on this shipment wrote of the endless factors that keep people trapped in poverty: unreliable electricity supply,...

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Papua New Guinea: Education in remote regions

Papua New Guinea: Education in remote regions

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Papua New Guinea is a nation of stark contrasts. Situated in the tropical southwestern Pacific, it’s one of the...

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Malawi: Strengthening Communities

Malawi: Strengthening Communities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK As a largely agricultural country which has struggled to develop economically, poverty remains a persistent challenge in Malawi. Over...

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Vietnam: Education in rural villages

Vietnam: Education in rural villages

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Children from mountainous tribal villages in Vietnam come top of the list for the wrong reasons. According to UNICEF,...

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Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Cameroon is ranked just 151 out of 189 on the Human Development Index and struggles with a number of...

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