International stories

Katya’s Story

Katya’s Story

When Katya* was found by local schoolteacher Eva, she was filthy and infested with lice, living without parents in...

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Bombs to Jewellery

Bombs to Jewellery

Young Heang, just  three or four months of age, did not enjoy the fun of babyhood that is the...

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Drug rehab centre – Kazakhstan

Drug rehab centre – Kazakhstan

Intoxicated people are a part of the fabric of life on the streets of Shymkent, Kazakhstan. “Most people ignore happy...

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Threads of Yunnan: Mountain-made Fair Trade

Threads of Yunnan: Mountain-made Fair Trade

Life is a struggle for Wang Ping Fen and her husband. They live with their three children in the...

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Ghana: “Read-to-Succeed”

Ghana: “Read-to-Succeed”

Though many in Africa look to Ghana as a model for political and economic reform, difficulties such as poverty,...

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China

China

80 year old Xiang and his wife woke, in the black of night, as rushing water poured into their...

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Cameroon: An Injection of Hope

Cameroon: An Injection of Hope

It is late at night, on Cameroon’s dimly lit streets, but young children are hard at work. Some wander...

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Global Hand Chinese Translation Team Receive Online Volunteering Award

Global Hand Chinese Translation Team Receive Online Volunteering Award

To mark International Volunteers Day on 4th December, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme announced the winners of the...

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Tukul Crafts

Tukul Crafts

The Sudanese Civil War killed more civilians than any other conflict since World War 2. Two million Sudanese people...

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