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The long path to clean water

FEB. 15, 2018, UGANDA — In eastern Uganda, a community is still reeling from the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency more than a decade ago. Children like 5-year-old Grace must walk a long way for dirty water while parents are still walking an emotional path of healing. Through it all, access to clean water would help everyone heal and have a fuller life.

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A gift that keeps giving

NOV. 2, 2017, ZAMBIA — When you give the gift of goats, it starts a ripple effect of generosity around the world. In Zambia, we meet a family who received Gift Catalog goats and has since passed on goats to other families, who are now benefiting from the gift of animals.

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Hunger 101

FEB 1, 2012 — Who’s hungry? Around the world, 925 million people — more than the populations of North America and South America combined — go hungry on a daily basis. Here are a few fast facts to help you grasp the severity of the problem.

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Famine no more

FEB. 1, 2012, KENYA — The recent crisis in the Horn of Africa — so reminiscent of the 1980s — may suggest that fighting famine is futile. But better tools, heavier hitters, and the benefits of child sponsorship are saving lives.