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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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10/3/13

Rosie the Riveter Would Be Proud of Maria Ester Landa

First she learned to weld toys. Then jet engines. Then she helped put a country back together.

10/3/13

Marie-Goreth's Mission

Marie-Goreth, 18, has never been to school. She cannot read or write. She wakes in the morning to walk almost one hour to a field where her family grows rice and sweet...

10/3/13

Kallani and Jumar: Turning Milk Into Money for Their Family

Work is hard to find in Koibortopara, the remote village in northern Bangladesh where Kallani and her family struggled for years to survive. “We had no way out,” she says. “...

10/3/13

A Story of Progress

One of hunger’s cruelest tricks is that it reinforces and replicates itself. Yanka says that when forced to choose between school for her children and food, she chose food....

10/3/13

Those Who Bring the Light

It all started with one man who beat his wife. Week after week, he hit her, yelled at her and humiliated her. But nothing changed. He didn’t feel better; he felt worse.

10/2/13

“Be a Man!”

The Yugoslavian Wars of 1991-2001 were based on national and ethnic tensions that resulted in numerous cases of gender-based violence , including mass rapes of women and...

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