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REFUGEE CRISIS: Impact at the grassroots

REFUGEE CRISIS: Impact at the grassroots

In the massive global discussion surrounding refugees, one desperate reality seems rarely mentioned. While much is made of the movement of...

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Former Crossroads intern supports Hong Kong’s hungry

Former Crossroads intern supports Hong Kong’s hungry

Instead of entering the corporate world, Myron has chosen to work for people in poverty. We first met Myron in 2014...

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Trading integrity for survival: The pressure of poverty

Trading integrity for survival: The pressure of poverty

We often speak of our experiential programme that simulate issues such as the complexity of poverty. Read these words from a...

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Hope for grassroots women: Vietnam

Hope for grassroots women: Vietnam

Huong grew up in a rural Vietnamese village where the odds were against her. Her father had died when she was...

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“Living hell”

“Living hell”

“I still vividly remember the beginning of the simulation… a group of ‘militants’ broke in, forcing us out of safety. At...

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Chocolate without slavery

Chocolate without slavery

It may be the last thing on our minds when taking a sweet bite of chocolate, but it’s the bitter truth:...

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A lush display of goodness

A lush display of goodness

Lush, the handmade soap company, always furnishes its shops in ways that are a feast for the eyes. So imagine our...

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Crossroads’ kids serving Thai children’s home

Crossroads’ kids serving Thai children’s home

It was a challenge. Would they, could they, take it on? Someone had suggested that the kids of our own staff...

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A Day in the Life of a Refugee: World Economic Forum 2018

A Day in the Life of a Refugee: World Economic Forum 2018

“People like us often feel the world forgets us,” says David Livingstone Okello, a former child soldier from Uganda. “They make...

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