Stories

“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...

read more ...

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:...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

Badge of strength for Rohingya refugees

Badge of strength for Rohingya refugees

“To be called a refugee,” the saying has it, “is the opposite of an insult; it is a badge of strength.”...

read more ...

Jordan: Reaping the Benefits

Jordan: Reaping the Benefits

Jordan is one of the most water scarce countries in the world. That is a major problem for our partners, Help...

read more ...

Cool solution for power conservation

Cool solution for power conservation

Budget and power usage are always top of our minds around Crossroads Village. It’s not just because as a charity it’s...

read more ...

Drop Earrings, Not Bombs

Drop Earrings, Not Bombs

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. We are growing.” Drop Earrings, Not Bombs The memory...

read more ...