International stories

Tintsaba: Weaving for Life

Tintsaba: Weaving for Life

When Elsabet joined the Tintsaba workshop in Swaziland, it changed her life. “If I couldn’t work for Tintsaba, I...

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Vinh Hoa: A Global Handicrafts producer

Vinh Hoa: A Global Handicrafts producer

In a workshop in Hue, Vietnam, two rows of women are intent on their work. Fine, brightly-coloured thread and...

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Women for Women

Women for Women

Azada was 14 years old when her father asked her to marry one of her cousins, hoping, as is...

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Sierra Leone: Aftermath of the Blood Bath

Sierra Leone: Aftermath of the Blood Bath

When the wounding is done, and you are left alone and bleeding, where can you turn in a war...

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Crossroads Responding to Sichuan Earthquake

Crossroads Responding to Sichuan Earthquake

As the days wear on in the tragic aftermath of the Sichuan quake, the suffering deepens. 5 million survivors,...

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Rudolph the Water Buffalo: Transforming children’s lives in the Philippines

Rudolph the Water Buffalo: Transforming children’s lives in the Philippines

What was wrong with this Christmas card?  The man in red was clearly not at the North Pole: he...

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Offering War Victims a Way Back to Life

Offering War Victims a Way Back to Life

“When the elephants dance, the grass gets trampled. That is the expression we use in Africa.” A worried Ugandan...

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Hunger, the Silent Killer

Hunger, the Silent Killer

They call it the silent killer. Hunger is responsible for more deaths per hour, per day, than any other...

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Israel: Real Hope, Hidden Needs

Israel: Real Hope, Hidden Needs

The tourist write-up made it sound idyllic to spend Easter in Jerusalem, a city filled with history. What it...

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