International stories

Bread of Life

Bread of Life

Bread of Life cards and handicraft items are made by people who are trying to rebuild their lives in the struggling,...

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Au Lac Designs

Au Lac Designs

These items were made by rural craftspeople in Duyen Thai, a picturesque Vietnamese village south of Hanoi. The area is well-known...

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Artisans Association of Cambodia

Artisans Association of Cambodia

Enabling ethical producers in Cambodia to connect with the outside world. After decades of violent warfare, Cambodia has finally begun to...

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Hope is the hardest thing to find…

Hope is the hardest thing to find…

“Hope is the hardest thing to find…” say those trying to rebuild Uganda’s northern areas devastated by two decades of war....

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RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

RWANDA: Still battling a deadly legacy

When Rwanda suffered its inimitable ethnic fighting, the result was not simply war. It was genocide. In 100 days, the country...

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Re-building after Typhoon Sendong

Re-building after Typhoon Sendong

When Typhoon Sendong hit the Philippines in December 2011, Merlinda and her husband knew they were looking death in the face....

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Po Leung Kok Elderly Home, Hong Kong

Po Leung Kok Elderly Home, Hong Kong

That point had come for the Chen family. Four months after Mrs Chen’s stroke, her speech had not returned and confusion...

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Oasis Workshop, Bethlehem

Oasis Workshop, Bethlehem

In the dusty refugee camps, towns and villages around Bethlehem, people with mental disabilities can often be shunned and stigmatised by...

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New Life from Dried Grass in Swaziland

New Life from Dried Grass in Swaziland

“This epidemic is creating a nation of widows,” said an NGO worker in Swaziland, speaking of the AIDS crisis that has...

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