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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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Guinea: Rural community development

Guinea: Rural community development

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? Guinea has long struggled with instability and internal conflict, and this has slowed development. Despite Guinea’s...

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Sierra Leone: Stronger communities through education

Sierra Leone: Stronger communities through education

WHO IS THIS SHIPMENT HELPING? Sierra Leone has faced multiple tragedies in recent decades, and our partners on this shipment have...

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Combatting radio silence

Combatting radio silence

A radio: modern but based on a retro design. It didn’t look like much, sitting on a shelf in our warehouse,...

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Iraq: From container to ‘oasis’

Iraq: From container to ‘oasis’

In the dusty desert near Dohuk, Northern Iraq, an oasis for refugees has sprung from nowhere, starting in the unlikely form...

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