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Kazakhstan: Halfway house for needy and homeless people

Kazakhstan: Halfway house for needy and homeless people

Alcoholism is such a part of life in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, that it’s tragically common to see intoxicated, homeless people in the...

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Israel: Furniture and Household Goods mean Hope

Israel: Furniture and Household Goods mean Hope

Furniture and Household Goods Mean Hope Arriving to make a new life in a country with just a couple of suitcases...

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China: Disaster preparedness

China: Disaster preparedness

Disaster preparedness When a flood or earthquake strikes, getting emergency aid to victims in time can be the difference between life...

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Uganda: Crossroads’ goods invest in villages

Uganda: Crossroads’ goods invest in villages

Christine, a 49 year-old widow, lives in a grass thatched house with her 8 grandchildren whose parents died from HIV/AIDS. She...

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Baby seal toys bring smiles to trafficked women

Baby seal toys bring smiles to trafficked women

“These children will never have had a present all of their own without any sexual favours being demanded of them.” There’s...

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Moldova: Orphans and Abandoned Children

Moldova: Orphans and Abandoned Children

Orphans and abandoned children In Moldova, Europe’s poorest nation, unemployment and economic problems have led to widespread poverty and low living...

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Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

“I can now afford to educate my son who is physically challenged. By buying my products you have changed my life,...

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Kitchen Crafts from Egypt

Kitchen Crafts from Egypt

For decades, refugees from around northern Africa have fled to Egypt to escape horrors like persecution, rape and genocide, yet they...

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Geobars: The original Fair Trade cereal bar

Geobars: The original Fair Trade cereal bar

Celia, of Chile, knows a thing or two about honey. A mother of five, Celia lives in the Valdivia region of...

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