Tag: poverty

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Maria's story

Maria lives in one of the poorer communities of Asuncion, Paraguay.

When our partner, Diaconia, arrived at her house, she warmly invited them in and started to share…

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No Longer On The Streets

Meet Marta, a single mom to one son.

A year ago, she was struggling to make ends meet. Selling food on the streets was her only way to…

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A New Life

Rufina received an opportunity to create a new life.

As a wife and mother of five, Rufina now had hope that she could provide for her youngest adopted…

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Syria's war has deadliest month this year

September has been the deadliest month in Syria's civil war so far this year, a monitoring group has said.

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said…

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Transformation in Tanzania

As our team travels from village to village, a common theme we hear is that we are making history. The village leaders say that the problem of disease and…

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Iraq Update

Saleem is your average ten-year-old boy who likes playing soccer and running around. But three years ago, while his family was fleeing from Mosul, IS fighters caught up to…

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Gleaners impact Syrian refugees and IDPs

“I’m still in shock; the situation was very, very, very bad,” Simon* told me, the day after their first visit to Debaga Camp at the end of July. “Yesterday…

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Giving a Gift to Make a Difference

This Christmas, give a gift of meaning that can change a life.

Written by Sarah Casimong - 
 

As the holidays approach and Christmas displays go…

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Update from the ground in Iraq

This letter is to update you on the situation in Mosul, Iraq since the battle to liberate Mosul began on October 17th.

We have been able…

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Serving Haiti, the Resilient Country

“I held a baby who had been left in the dump, being eaten by rats, and my heart broke again; this time seeing starving children and animals [in] the…

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May deadliest month of 2015 in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the deaths of more than 6,600 people has made May the bloodiest month so far this year in Syria.

The monitoring…