Stories

A Man of Few Words

A Man of Few Words

Chi Man is a man of few words, but is rarely without a smile. The 29-year-old was born with an intellectual...

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The Power of a Pen

The Power of a Pen

For those used to well equipped schools, it is hard to picture life in parts of rural Gambia where students sit...

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Keeping Up With Online Education

Keeping Up With Online Education

The boys and girls at Aplichau Kaifong Primary School  face more challenges than most. Many of their families rely on welfare...

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‘Marrying to Survive’ in Uganda

‘Marrying to Survive’ in Uganda

Madina, 17, faced a wretched set of options as a refugee in Uganda. She and her family fled the war in...

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Hero of Hope: Haiti Earthquake Victim Becomes Olympic Athlete

Hero of Hope: Haiti Earthquake Victim Becomes Olympic Athlete

He had to be one of the least likely candidates in London’s 2012 Paralympics. In 2010, Haiti’s massive earthquake had robbed...

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Kazakhstan: Baba Nina

Kazakhstan: Baba Nina

Nina is 78 and one of Kazakhstan’s elderly poor. Her only family is a daughter, with whom she has a broken...

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Christmas Joy for Ebenezer’s Blind Students

Christmas Joy for Ebenezer’s Blind Students

Life’s brighter for Hong Kong’s visually impaired kids, thanks to the rich education they can access  at Ebenezer School for the...

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Esther: Helping Sighted People ‘See’

Esther: Helping Sighted People ‘See’

Esther, of Hong Kong, wasn’t born blind. She was three years old when an episode of measles took most of her...

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‘Honourable’ Work

‘Honourable’ Work

Life had not done the ‘Honorable’ thing by the young African boy of that very unusual name. Young Honourable was born...

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