Most rural Indian parents dream of an education and job in the city for their children, rather than a life spent farming. But with a growing migration to cities, there is concern India might not be able to produce enough…
“I’m in constant awe of the courage that our participants show and their willingness to engage and step outside their comfort zones," said Leslie Lewin, executive director of Seeds of Peace, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
Parents and teachers are committed to the same goal of helping a child become a successful reader, but the classroom isn’t structured in a way where a child gets consistent individual attention. That’s where a parent can step in.
“The woman becomes more of a breadwinner and it enhances the entire family’s well-being,” including education for their children and more nutritious meals on the table, said Kate Schecter, World Neighbors' president and chief executive officer.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
At a garment factory that makes T-shirts bearing the logos of American universities, about a fifth of the workers at high-school dropouts. But if they want to keep their jobs, they'll need to do something about it. Special correspondent Fred…
Water For People, a Denver-based nonprofit, is helping communities in Bolivia and other countries get drinking water and sanitation services for everybody.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
A mysterious, chronic kidney disease is wreaking havoc on farm workers in Central America, particularly those who harvest sugar. Despite the risks, Salvadoran cane cutters continue the grueling work, pushed by economic troubles. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports…
Since 2014, more than 250,000 unaccompanied minors have made a dangerous journey to the U.S. from Central America, with 40 percent coming from El Salvador, where jobs are scarce and gangs are rampant. One program, funded by U.S. government aid…
The Violence Against Women Center in Pakistan's Punjab province is a 24-hour, all-female facility that offers medical, legal and counselling support.
By Larisa Epatko
In 1991, CARE Niger launched a loan program, called Mata Masu Dubara or “women on the move,” to give women-managed households more economic security.
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