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The dangers below: The pond of misery in Rwanda

MAY 1, 2019, RWANDA — Alongside a pond in Rwanda once roamed the legendary “Big Five” animals of Africa. Today, dominion of the pond belongs to creatures that are smaller but even deadlier — bloodsucking parasites, mosquitoes, and snakes. Eight-year-old Esther hates the pond, her only source of water.

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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.