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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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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.

10/3/13

Mali – let's not forget those who have suffered the most and seen the worst

About a year ago, the world started to watch with alarm the growing number of people suffering from a severe food crisis engulfing the Sahel region, which, at its peak,...

10/2/13

Naomi, a Champion Mother

Naomi lives in central Malawi. Here we say women like Naomi are born with a "man’s heart." She overcame much adversity in her life and uses that horrible situation to inspire...

10/2/13

India: Microfinance Movement Tackles Poverty, Empowers Women

“We might not know much about the world, but we understand our rights,” says Anasuyamma, president of a 12-member women’s group in the small Indian village of Dharmajipet...

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