International stories

Zambia: Care and Rehabilitation for Prisoners and Families

Zambia: Care and Rehabilitation for Prisoners and Families

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK When prisoners are released in Zambia, all too often they enter a new state of imprisonment, locked into poverty,...

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Zambia: Closing the distance

Zambia: Closing the distance

Each morning at 4:30am, John used to begin his commute to work. The Zambian father of two would leave his rural...

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Zambia: Job Training and Community Care

Zambia: Job Training and Community Care

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK While Zambia’s cities are steadily growing economically, up to 78% of Zambians in rural areas are still living in...

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Cameroon: Vocational Training in Rural Communities

Cameroon: Vocational Training in Rural Communities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK The village of Eyangntui in Cameroon is one of the most remote and disadvantaged communities in the region. People...

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Kenya: Training and Job Creation

Kenya: Training and Job Creation

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK In the region of Kenya that received this shipment, 65% of people in live on less than $1/day. Most...

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Cameroon: Investing in Rural Health

Cameroon: Investing in Rural Health

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK It is estimated that just over a third of Cameroon’s population live below the poverty line, with many people...

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Cameroon: Rural Community Development

Cameroon: Rural Community Development

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Crossroads’ partners on this shipment wrote of the endless factors that keep people trapped in poverty: unreliable electricity supply,...

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Cameroon: Education for Empowerment

Cameroon: Education for Empowerment

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Ranking just 151 out of 189 on the Human Development Index, Cameroon is facing significant challenges. Although the people...

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Uganda: Libraries, Classrooms and Communities

Uganda: Libraries, Classrooms and Communities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Over 50% of Uganda’s population are regarded as ‘working poor’. This means that, despite being in regular employment, they...

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