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Uganda: Health, Care and Job Creation

Uganda: Health, Care and Job Creation

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Poverty in Uganda is a widespread issue, with almost 40% of the population living on less than US$1.25 per...

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Tanzania: Empowerment for people with disabilities

Tanzania: Empowerment for people with disabilities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK An estimated 3.5 million people live with a disability in Tanzania. Many of those millions, particularly those below the...

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Iraq: Medical Equipment Transforms Lives

Iraq: Medical Equipment Transforms Lives

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK For decades the people of Iraq have endured the devastating consequences of internal and regional conflict. Frequent instability, economic...

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The Gambia: Equipped to Learn

The Gambia: Equipped to Learn

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Only 42% of The Gambia’s adult population are literate and poor access to education continues to hamper development efforts....

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Southern Africa: Disaster Response

Southern Africa: Disaster Response

Cyclone Idai has triggered a “massive disaster” in southern Africa affecting hundreds of thousands if not millions of people, the UN...

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REFUGEE CRISIS: Impact at the grassroots

REFUGEE CRISIS: Impact at the grassroots

In the massive global discussion surrounding refugees, one desperate reality seems rarely mentioned. While much is made of the movement of...

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Former Crossroads intern supports Hong Kong’s hungry

Former Crossroads intern supports Hong Kong’s hungry

Instead of entering the corporate world, Myron has chosen to work for people in poverty. We first met Myron in 2014...

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Trading integrity for survival: The pressure of poverty

Trading integrity for survival: The pressure of poverty

We often speak of our experiential programme that simulate issues such as the complexity of poverty. Read these words from a...

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Hope for grassroots women: Vietnam

Hope for grassroots women: Vietnam

Huong grew up in a rural Vietnamese village where the odds were against her. Her father had died when she was...

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