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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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6/30/15

Niger: A Patient Community

  Seated in a circle around a savings box on a sand floor in the village of Hamdallaye in Niger, 24 women have found their way out of poverty – together.   "Can number seven...

6/19/15

World Refugee Day 2015: Searching for Normal

Refugee: A person who is outside their home country because they have suffered or feared persecution; or because they are fleeing war  

6/12/15

Youth of Yemen: Being the change Yemen wants to see

“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”

6/10/15

What Made Men in Malawi Step Up Their Game

Kalimba Chiwaka is a village agent in Malawi, who works with Village Savings and Loan Associations to train them in savings, business skills, and women’s empowerment. He is...

6/10/15

Maybe We Can Teach You...

Georgena*, an HIV positive woman in a Malawian health clinic asked me, “What do you do to help poor people in your country? Do you have village savings and loan associations...

6/10/15

Syria Crisis: A Mother Negotiates the Space Between her Family’s Wellbeing and Child Labor

In April 2012, Fairouz*, 27, fled her home near Homs in Syria, with her husband and five children.  Their house had been bombed and there was little left but to escape with...

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