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Global Hand match helps fight human trafficking

Global Hand match helps fight human trafficking

When we think of ‘slavery’, we easily picture 18th century shiploads or Roman times. Yet, today, the BBC tells us, the...

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Joy In Rural DR Congo

Joy In Rural DR Congo

Mubalama, a small boy living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suffered tragedy before he had even reached school age. His...

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Microsoft Brings New Technology to Nepalese Communities

Microsoft Brings New Technology to Nepalese Communities

When Anu’s family fell on hard times, they were forced to pull her out of school. It was a harsh blow...

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Container helps Ugandan HIV sufferers

Container helps Ugandan HIV sufferers

For a person living with AIDS in rural Uganda, death hovers many months before they actually die. Anti-retroviral drugs are available...

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Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan relief

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan relief

At least 5,500 people in the Philippines are now confirmed dead in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, with many more thousands...

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Philippines: Reconstruction begins after Haiyan

Philippines: Reconstruction begins after Haiyan

‘Super’ typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda devastated parts of the Philippines, leaving at least 5,500 dead and thousands more homeless. Local residents are putting...

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Cameroon: Crossroads computers open new technology centre

Cameroon: Crossroads computers open new technology centre

Amina (below) was only 13 years old when she was raped and fell pregnant to her attacker. Her family rejected her...

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Uganda: Helping Children Grow

Uganda: Helping Children Grow

Serwanga has been disabled from birth and can’t walk on his own. Living in a Ugandan village with a profound disability,...

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Uganda: Time to Read

Uganda: Time to Read

Children from a Ugandan slum district have their library bookshelves full for the first time, after a shipment from Hong Kong...

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