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Liberia: Youth education and empowerment

Liberia: Youth education and empowerment

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK During the 1990s-2000s Liberia experienced two civil wars in which hundreds of thousands of people were killed and many...

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Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Cameroon is ranked just 151 out of 189 on the Human Development Index and struggles with a number of...

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Benin: Training & job creation

Benin: Training & job creation

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Benin, bordered by Togo and Nigeria in West Africa, is rich in natural beauty and cultural history, but is...

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The Gambia: Equipped to learn

The Gambia: Equipped to learn

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Only 42% of The Gambia’s adult population are literate and poor access to education continues to hamper development efforts....

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Kenya: Rural community support

Kenya: Rural community support

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Crossroads’ partners on this shipment serve a community of 250,000 in rural Kenya, where many are living in poverty....

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Philippines: Schooling for urban poor & disaster relief after Taal volcano

Philippines: Schooling for urban poor & disaster relief after Taal volcano

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK When Crossroads shipped to a long-term partner in Antipolo, we knew the goods would be valuable in their work...

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Sierra Leone: Job training for people with disabilities

Sierra Leone: Job training for people with disabilities

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? The civil war through the 1990s in Sierra Leone killed between 70,000 – 300,000 people. Today,...

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Thailand: Schooling for refugee children

Thailand: Schooling for refugee children

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? Along the border between Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) there are nine camps housing more than 93,000...

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Ukraine: Development in rural villages

Ukraine: Development in rural villages

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? The Ukraine is one of Europe’s poorest nations and has particularly struggled in recent years with...

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