Stories

New Life from Dried Grass in Swaziland

New Life from Dried Grass in Swaziland

“This epidemic is creating a nation of widows,” said an NGO worker in Swaziland, speaking of the AIDS crisis that has...

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Hope in Rural Cameroon

Hope in Rural Cameroon

There are between 1 million and 4 million child labourers in Cameroon aged between 5-14. Some of them work on plantations...

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Hunan Ethnic Crafts

Hunan Ethnic Crafts

Meiman, of China, knows the meaning of fair trade first hand. For almost a year, Meiman worked in a large factory...

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Qinghai Earthquake

Qinghai Earthquake

On 14th April 2010, an earthquake measuring around 7 on the Richter scale shattered the lives of people in Qinghai, a...

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Katya’s Story

Katya’s Story

When Katya* was found by local schoolteacher Eva, she was filthy and infested with lice, living without parents in a small...

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Bombs to Jewellery

Bombs to Jewellery

Young Heang, just  three or four months of age, did not enjoy the fun of babyhood that is the ‘norm for...

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L’Occitane fights blindness

L’Occitane fights blindness

It is a shocking truth, but 8 out of every 10 people with sight problems should be able to see. Visual impairment...

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Drug rehab centre – Kazakhstan

Drug rehab centre – Kazakhstan

Intoxicated people are a part of the fabric of life on the streets of Shymkent, Kazakhstan. “Most people ignore happy drunks and...

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Sarda drug rehab

Sarda drug rehab

“We need almost everything!” SARDA (Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers) staff told us when describing their many drug rehabilitation facilities...

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