International stories

Uganda: Health, Care and Job Creation

Uganda: Health, Care and Job Creation

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK Poverty in Uganda is a widespread issue, with almost 40% of the population living on less than US$1.25 per...

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Tanzania: Empowerment for people with disabilities

Tanzania: Empowerment for people with disabilities

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK An estimated 3.5 million people live with a disability in Tanzania. Many of those millions, particularly those below the...

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Iraq: Medical Equipment Transforms Lives

Iraq: Medical Equipment Transforms Lives

SHIPMENT FEEDBACK For decades the people of Iraq have endured the devastating consequences of internal and regional conflict. Frequent instability, economic...

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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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Southern Africa: Disaster Response

Southern Africa: Disaster Response

Cyclone Idai has triggered a “massive disaster” in southern Africa affecting hundreds of thousands if not millions of people, the UN...

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REFUGEE CRISIS: Impact at the grassroots

REFUGEE CRISIS: Impact at the grassroots

In the massive global discussion surrounding refugees, one desperate reality seems rarely mentioned. While much is made of the movement of...

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Crossroads’ kids serving Thai children’s home

Crossroads’ kids serving Thai children’s home

It was a challenge. Would they, could they, take it on? Someone had suggested that the kids of our own staff...

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Moldova: Supporting ‘orphaned’ children

Moldova: Supporting ‘orphaned’ children

Most kids in Moldova’s orphanages are not orphans, technically. Their parents, struggling with some of the lowest incomes in Europe, simply...

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Ethiopia: The Medical Challenge

Ethiopia: The Medical Challenge

In Ethiopia, people in remote regions may walk 150 kilometres to their nearest hospital. Local clinics also exist in some areas,...

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