International stories

Moldova: Supporting ‘orphaned’ children

Moldova: Supporting ‘orphaned’ children

Most kids in Moldova’s orphanages are not orphans, technically. Their parents, struggling with some of the lowest incomes in Europe, simply...

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Ethiopia: The Medical Challenge

Ethiopia: The Medical Challenge

In Ethiopia, people in remote regions may walk 150 kilometres to their nearest hospital. Local clinics also exist in some areas,...

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Caring for abused children in Vietnam

Caring for abused children in Vietnam

Many have read the unforgettable story of Christina Noble. She lived in dire poverty as a young child until, after her...

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Uganda: A special hug for children living with HIV

Uganda: A special hug for children living with HIV

NGO, ‘Rejoice’, in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is committed to supporting people of any ethnicity, religion or age who are living with...

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Burundi: UK uniforms help kick goals against poverty

Burundi: UK uniforms help kick goals against poverty

In the battle against poverty, physical education can play a crucial role in helping young people. It gets them off the...

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India: Where corporate meets grassroots

India: Where corporate meets grassroots

At 22, Musharif should have been excited about a life ahead of him, but he felt he was going nowhere. His...

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Vietnam: Children’s Hope in Action

Vietnam: Children’s Hope in Action

Vietnam has come a long way from its earlier history of suffering, but there are still parts of the country which...

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China: Helping Children ‘Left Behind’

China: Helping Children ‘Left Behind’

This year, one of our donor companies in China offered 1,350 pairs of shoes for people in need. Through Global Hand,...

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Nepal: Building Back Better

Nepal: Building Back Better

The village of Jalbire, Nepal, is full of survivors. When the massive earthquake of 2015 hit the country, 90% of Jalbire’s...

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