International stories

Po Leung Kok Elderly Home, Hong Kong

Po Leung Kok Elderly Home, Hong Kong

That point had come for the Chen family. Four months after Mrs Chen’s stroke, her speech had not returned...

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Hope is the hardest thing to find…

Hope is the hardest thing to find…

“Hope is the hardest thing to find…” say those trying to rebuild Uganda’s northern areas devastated by two decades...

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RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

When Rwanda suffered its inimitable ethnic fighting, the result was not simply war. It was genocide. In 100 days,...

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Re-building after Typhoon Sendong

Re-building after Typhoon Sendong

When Typhoon Sendong hit the Philippines in December 2011, Merlinda and her husband knew they were looking death in...

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Oasis Workshop, Bethlehem

Oasis Workshop, Bethlehem

In the dusty refugee camps, towns and villages around Bethlehem, people with mental disabilities can often be shunned and...

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New Life from Dried Grass in Swaziland

New Life from Dried Grass in Swaziland

“This epidemic is creating a nation of widows,” said an NGO worker in Swaziland, speaking of the AIDS crisis...

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Hope in Rural Cameroon

Hope in Rural Cameroon

There are between 1 million and 4 million child labourers in Cameroon aged between 5-14. Some of them work...

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Hunan Ethnic Crafts

Hunan Ethnic Crafts

Meiman, of China, knows the meaning of fair trade first hand. For almost a year, Meiman worked in a...

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Qinghai Earthquake

Qinghai Earthquake

On 14th April 2010, an earthquake measuring around 7 on the Richter scale shattered the lives of people in...

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