Stories

Po Leung Kok Elderly Home, Hong Kong

Po Leung Kok Elderly Home, Hong Kong

That point had come for the Chen family. Four months after Mrs Chen’s stroke, her speech had not returned and confusion...

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Hope is the hardest thing to find…

Hope is the hardest thing to find…

“Hope is the hardest thing to find…” say those trying to rebuild Uganda’s northern areas devastated by two decades of war....

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RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

When Rwanda suffered its inimitable ethnic fighting, the result was not simply war. It was genocide. In 100 days, the country...

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Peter: Stepping Into New Life

Peter: Stepping Into New Life

It is hard to fathom the depth of terror in children who live with violent loved ones. The frightening shadow of...

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Mr Wong: A new start in old age

Mr Wong: A new start in old age

We were no doubt naïve, but we found it all too easy to assume that a prisoner, when released from jail,...

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Re-building after Typhoon Sendong

Re-building after Typhoon Sendong

When Typhoon Sendong hit the Philippines in December 2011, Merlinda and her husband knew they were looking death in the face....

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Marquee Tent from Credit Suisse

Marquee Tent from Credit Suisse

When Hong Kong turns up the heat, it’s no picnic! Crossroads doesn’t stop shipping aid throughout the summer but it can...

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Oasis Workshop, Bethlehem

Oasis Workshop, Bethlehem

In the dusty refugee camps, towns and villages around Bethlehem, people with mental disabilities can often be shunned and stigmatised by...

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UN-business partnership: Empowering women in Sudan

UN-business partnership: Empowering women in Sudan

Recent years have seen intolerable suffering for women in the conflict-ridden country of Sudan where they have, systematically, been victim to...

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