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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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Never expecting to attend school, bright futures lie ahead for two sisters

Manjura, 7 and Mansura, 8 are sisters who live in the Shastri Park slum of Delhi, India, near the railway line. Their cottage is alongside a train track where many children...

Saved By Lunch

Good hygiene makes good sense — particularly in one Haitian community where 13 children in the Onde Latine School have died of cholera since it broke out in 2011.

She Was Still Playing with Dolls When She Married

Seven months ago 8-year-old Aamina had to flee from her home in Aleppo to Lebanon. “We were the last ones to leave our neighbourhood. All the houses were bombed. The streets...

I Was a Child Groom

I don't remember very much about my wedding, just that there was a big party and I was carried to it in an ornate carriage. I was 8 years old. Rajkumari, my wife, was 7.

With some determination, this empowered young woman helped inspire social change

What happens when girls and boys realize that they can promote changes in their communities and start believing in a brighter future through education? The end result is...

CARE Knows How to Save Your Valentine's Day

The world’s taste for chocolate is growing, but supply of the key ingredient – cocoa – is not keeping up!  And despite the demand from consumers, cocoa farmers struggle to...

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