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Hope Amid Crisis in Haiti

You have probably seen in the news that Haiti is facing a crisis with multiple layers: political instability, a natural disaster, economic uncertainty, food shortages, and kidnappings for ransom. The president was assassinated, a 7.2 earthquake killed more than 2,000...

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Asia

The Inspiring Journey of Meena

Meena, an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA), lives in a peaceful rural village near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The Hindi word "ASHA" means "hope," making it the perfect title for an individual whose dedication to the well-being of her community extends far...

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Africa

Champions of Justice in Mauritania

In Mauritania, a country where the shadows of poverty linger and the remnants of slavery still impact lives, a dedicated team of paralegals from Free the Slaves (FTS) are tirelessly working to shed light on the path toward justice and human rights. Through their...

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