Stories

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,...

read more ...

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....

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...

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...

read more ...