Stories

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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Six year old helping Syrian refugees

Six year old helping Syrian refugees

Six year old Hannah from Hong Kong proved you’re never too young to make a difference. After hearing about the plight of...

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JP Morgan partnership & fresh fish traders school

JP Morgan partnership & fresh fish traders school

He is a Hong Kong legend. Poverty forced Leung Kee Cheong to drop out of school at 13 and left him with...

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Threads of Yunnan: Mountain-made Fair Trade

Threads of Yunnan: Mountain-made Fair Trade

Life is a struggle for Wang Ping Fen and her husband. They live with their three children in the mountains of...

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Ghana: “Read-to-Succeed”

Ghana: “Read-to-Succeed”

Though many in Africa look to Ghana as a model for political and economic reform, difficulties such as poverty, disease, and...

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