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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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Cameroon: Cooking classes grow healthier kids

Cameroon: Cooking classes grow healthier kids

In the isolated region of far western Cameroon, village women could see that their children were getting sick too often. They...

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FABBAs helps to transform Ugandan slum school

FABBAs helps to transform Ugandan slum school

It might not look like a treasure chest. But the 40 foot shipping container outside the only school in Kamwokya slum is filled...

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Fiji: HK kids give village school a hand up

Fiji: HK kids give village school a hand up

Behind the perfect beaches and five star resorts, much of Fiji’s rural population lives in poverty, with many unable to meet the...

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Hearts and Hands: Joining hands with China’s deaf artisans

Hearts and Hands: Joining hands with China’s deaf artisans

Lei Mei, of China, was 25 when she suddenly lost her hearing. She’s not sure exactly how it happened, but it...

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Philippines: Healing after Haiyan

Philippines: Healing after Haiyan

Two families in Barangay Bacabac, Philippines were huddled together in a village building as the worst typhoon in the country’s history raged...

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Kenya: Korogocho’s trash-pickers

Kenya: Korogocho’s trash-pickers

At first, the gigantic garbage dump outside Korogocho slum in Kenya looks as you’d expect: hideous, grey mountains of refuse, rotting...

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Morgan Stanley investing in Children

Morgan Stanley investing in Children

“The majority of schools in rural Nepal are inadequately resourced,” says the NGO, First Steps Himalaya. “Children often have to sit on dirty...

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