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Kazakh Drug Rehab: A safe place at risk?

Kazakh Drug Rehab: A safe place at risk?

“Meet my colleague. He has been to prison seven times”, says the director of the Kazakh rehab centre. He beams as...

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Distributing hope in Northern Uganda

Distributing hope in Northern Uganda

Maama Emanuel is a walking example of the hope that a gift of simple items can bring to people in poverty....

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Maclaren donation helps Hong Kong families

Maclaren donation helps Hong Kong families

Chi Kin should be running and climbing like any other energetic preschooler but at 3 years old, the little boy still...

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Vietnam: Computers for children

Vietnam: Computers for children

At just 5 years old, Khang*, of Vietnam, had almost no way to ‘make it’ with the options life had left...

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Global Hand match helps fight human trafficking

Global Hand match helps fight human trafficking

When we think of ‘slavery’, we easily picture 18th century shiploads or Roman times. Yet, today, the BBC tells us, the...

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Joy In Rural DR Congo

Joy In Rural DR Congo

Mubalama, a small boy living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suffered tragedy before he had even reached school age. His...

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Equipping Tai O fire survivors

Equipping Tai O fire survivors

Mr Chen*, at the age of 94, has lived through his fair share of tragedy, war and economic hardship. Nothing, however,...

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Donated piano strikes a chord

Donated piano strikes a chord

Mrs Tse* was inconsolable. She was standing with one of our staff, in charge of Hong Kong goods distribution, weeping. Sadly,...

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JP Morgan partners to bridge the digital divide

JP Morgan partners to bridge the digital divide

Giving a computer away is not always as simple as it seems! Each computer Crossroads sends out must be thoroughly cleaned,...

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