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10/4/13

Lifting a Burden From Hard-Working Ethiopian Women

It takes a lot of strength to carry 55 pounds of water for more than four hours across eastern Ethiopia’s arid highlands. It also takes particular strength to change the...

10/4/13

Mali Conflict: A Disrupted Past, an Uncertain Future

In an outer suburb of Bamako – Mali's capital - with half finished buildings on dusty dirt roads covered in litter, you enter a two-story house. Like many other derelict...

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,...

10/3/13

Using All Means to Reduce Maternal Mortality

Tékponon Jikuagou (TJ), which loosely translates to “using all means to reduce maternal mortality,” is an innovative project designed to address unmet need for family...

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