International stories

Zambia: Closing the distance

Zambia: Closing the distance

Each morning at 4:30am, John used to begin his commute to work. The Zambian father of two would leave...

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Zambia: Job Training and Community Care

Zambia: Job Training and Community Care

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK While Zambia’s cities are steadily growing economically, up to 78% of Zambians in rural areas are still...

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Cameroon: Vocational Training in Rural Communities

Cameroon: Vocational Training in Rural Communities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK The village of Eyangntui in Cameroon is one of the most remote and disadvantaged communities in the...

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Kenya: Training and Job Creation

Kenya: Training and Job Creation

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK In the region of Kenya that received this shipment, 65% of people in live on less than...

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Cameroon: Investing in Rural Health

Cameroon: Investing in Rural Health

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK It is estimated that just over a third of Cameroon’s population live below the poverty line, with...

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Cameroon: Rural Community Development

Cameroon: Rural Community Development

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

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Cameroon: Education for Empowerment

Cameroon: Education for Empowerment

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Ranking just 151 out of 189 on the Human Development Index, Cameroon is facing significant challenges. Although...

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Uganda: Libraries, Classrooms and Communities

Uganda: Libraries, Classrooms and Communities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Over 50% of Uganda’s population are regarded as ‘working poor’. This means that, despite being in regular...

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Nigeria: Building Communities Together

Nigeria: Building Communities Together

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and one of the world’s largest oil producers, however...

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