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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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Microsoft Brings New Technology to Nepalese Communities

Microsoft Brings New Technology to Nepalese Communities

When Anu’s family fell on hard times, they were forced to pull her out of school. It was a harsh blow...

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Container helps Ugandan HIV sufferers

Container helps Ugandan HIV sufferers

For a person living with AIDS in rural Uganda, death hovers many months before they actually die. Anti-retroviral drugs are available...

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Summer Interns 2013

Summer Interns 2013

Valerie will never forget the day she helped one Hong Kong widow find a piano for her 6-year-old son. “She was...

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Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan relief

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan relief

At least 5,500 people in the Philippines are now confirmed dead in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, with many more thousands...

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