Tag: Humanitarian

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    As national elections approach in the fragile African country of Sudan, one church’s commitment to its education, agriculture, water, and micro-enterprise projects there remains steadfast. More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Local church leaders in Haiti and the Dominican Republic are waging a joint campaign to make sure aid gets to where it needs to go. More

    February 5, 2010 | Comments

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    Patients at this hospital in Madurai, India are among the world's poorest people. It was founded by a pioneering eye surgeon who was a disciple of the spiritual teacher Sri Aurobindo, and its business success and social mission have long made it a model in public health textbooks.

    July 2, 2009 | Comments

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    Matthew McGarry, Catholic Relief Services representative in Afghanistan, says "people's faith is central to every aspect of their daily life in Afghanistan, and not taking that into account can undermine every other positive thing that the Administration might want to do."

    April 24, 2009 | Comments

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    For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."

    April 17, 2009 | Comments

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    "We're feeding people now who are employed full time and can't make ends meet … There's been an outpouring of generosity from people saying I want to make sure my neighbors don't starve."

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    "Our job is to take an illiterate woman and make her into an engineer in six months," says social activist Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Students come from villages across India and a dozen other countries.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Cows, goats, worms, water wells, and sewing machines are being donated this holiday season to charitable organizations, including Heifer International, World Vision, and Oxfam. More

    December 13, 2008 | Comments

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    We have a report today from one of the neediest countries on earth -- Haiti in the Caribbean. Fred de Sam Lazaro visited the city of Gonaives, with its desperate people and everywhere -- mud.

    October 31, 2008 | Comments

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    On the campaign trail, both John McCain and Barack Obama have referred to America as a force for good in the world. Do Americans agree?

    October 24, 2008 | Comments

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