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Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

Refugee fathers rebuild in Kenya

“I can now afford to educate my son who is physically challenged. By buying my products you have changed my life,...

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Sunbula: Creating jobs in Palestine

Sunbula: Creating jobs in Palestine

It’s 4 AM in Surif, Palestine and although it’s still dark outside, Zeina is getting out of bed to start the...

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Tintsaba: Weaving for life

Tintsaba: Weaving for life

When Elsabet joined the Tintsaba workshop in Swaziland, it changed her life. “If I couldn’t work for Tintsaba, I think I...

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Zimbabwe grannies knitting hope

Zimbabwe grannies knitting hope

When female unemployment in Zimbabwe was at 97%, a bunch of smart women got together and created a knitting cooperative. Knitting,...

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Bombs to jewellery

Bombs to jewellery

Young Heang, just three or four months of age, did not enjoy the fun of babyhood that is the ‘norm for...

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Poverty simulation at Hampton School

Poverty simulation at Hampton School

It seemed like a recipe for mayhem when, on a midsummer day, we crammed 200 14-year-old boys into their school hall. Yet,...

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Crossroads at the World Economic Forum

Crossroads at the World Economic Forum

Since 2009, every January has seen CGV UK members link with our counterparts from Crossroads HQ, Hong Kong, to bring an...

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Comfort for typhoon victims

Comfort for typhoon victims

As soon as Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda struck the Philippines, Crossroads’ Global Hand service began to run hot. We have been responding ever...

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Rwanda: Still battling a deadly legacy

Rwanda: Still battling a deadly legacy

When Rwanda suffered its inimitable ethnic fighting, the result was not simply war. It was genocide. In 100 days, the country...

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Battling malaria

Battling malaria

It kills more than 1 million people each year. It claims the life of one in every twenty African children under...

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