International stories

Guinea: Rural health and development

Guinea: Rural health and development

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Guinea has long struggled with instability and internal conflict, and this has slowed development. Despite Guinea’s vast natural resources,...

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Zambia: New life for a village school

Zambia: New life for a village school

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Angel is a teenager in rural Zambia. His father died when he was young, and then, at the age...

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Ukraine: Healthcare and Hospitals

Ukraine: Healthcare and Hospitals

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK The Ukraine is one of Europe’s poorer nations, with 60% living below the poverty line, and has particularly struggled...

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Liberia: Youth education and empowerment

Liberia: Youth education and empowerment

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK During the 1990s-2000s Liberia experienced two civil wars in which hundreds of thousands of people were killed and many...

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Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

Cameroon: Education, Health and Community

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Cameroon is ranked just 151 out of 189 on the Human Development Index and struggles with a number of...

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Benin: Training & job creation

Benin: Training & job creation

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Benin, bordered by Togo and Nigeria in West Africa, is rich in natural beauty and cultural history, but is...

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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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Kenya: Rural community support

Kenya: Rural community support

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Crossroads’ partners on this shipment serve a community of 250,000 in rural Kenya, where many are living in poverty....

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Philippines: Schooling for urban poor & disaster relief after Taal volcano

Philippines: Schooling for urban poor & disaster relief after Taal volcano

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK When Crossroads shipped to a long-term partner in Antipolo, we knew the goods would be valuable in their work...

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