Turning trash into treasure

It’s true what people say. Recovery from a disaster can take decades. Haiti is one example. Six years on from their devastating tragedy, in January 2009, and the country continues to battle to find full recovery. More than half the population lives below the poverty line and jobs are scarce. Yet fair trade is having impact. Creative Haitian artisans have found a way. To take used metal drums and recycle them into beautiful works of art. For many artisans with Comite Artisanal Haitien, the money they earn making these crafts is their sole income.

Crossroads Foundation Hong Kong

Thailand: Job creation in the red light district

It’s hard not to grieve over the streets of Pattaya, Thailand, with the exploitation and ...

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Hope for grassroots women: Vietnam

Huong grew up in a rural Vietnamese village where the odds were against her. Her father ...

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Chocolate without slavery

It may be the last thing on our minds when taking a sweet bite of chocolate, but ...

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