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Philippines: Reconstruction begins after Haiyan

Philippines: Reconstruction begins after Haiyan

‘Super’ typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda devastated parts of the Philippines, leaving at least 5,500 dead and thousands more homeless. Local residents are putting...

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Cancer Patient Finds Comfort

Cancer Patient Finds Comfort

At 60, Mr Mak is nearing life’s end. He has battled lupus but, as well, has recently learned he is dying...

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Global Survivor 2013

Global Survivor 2013

Global Survivor 2013, on 16th November, saw intrepid Hong Kong community and business leaders visit Crossroads to live an extraordinary 24...

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Cameroon: Crossroads computers open new technology centre

Cameroon: Crossroads computers open new technology centre

Amina (below) was only 13 years old when she was raped and fell pregnant to her attacker. Her family rejected her...

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Uganda: Helping Children Grow

Uganda: Helping Children Grow

Serwanga has been disabled from birth and can’t walk on his own. Living in a Ugandan village with a profound disability,...

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Uganda: Time to Read

Uganda: Time to Read

Children from a Ugandan slum district have their library bookshelves full for the first time, after a shipment from Hong Kong...

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China: Crafting new futures for the deaf

China: Crafting new futures for the deaf

Cui Li grew up in a world of silence. Born deaf, Cui Li lived with her family in an impoverished region...

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Gambia: Rural kids celebrate first sports day

Gambia: Rural kids celebrate first sports day

In rural Gambia’s dry season, there’s an exodus of men from the countryside to the coast – farmers who leave behind...

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Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrian Refugee Crisis

It was the middle of the night when Muhammad heard the terrifying sound of rebels at the door. “They said, ‘Join...

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