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From the Field Cholera and water-borne disease facts

Water is a lifesaver, but it can also be a major threat to human life when it’s contaminated.

Maria's Success Story
The World Vision office in Jubileo has launched a pre-school program called the Integral Development Center to help educate three- to five-year-old children in the Jubileo community. Maria, one of the children participating in this...

Lifting Literacy with Community Cooperation
Improving literacy levels is a top priority in the A Hi Kulene community, and a new reading program that started last year is already showing promise. “Our classes have many pupils—50 to 60 per class—and our teachers cannot reach all of... 

"We demand ownership of our bodies"
“Dear mom and dad, we are very much aware of the tough society that we are living in,” says Cátia. “As girl children we must remind you that marrying us off shouldn’t even be a solution to consider.” The 16-year-old is addressing the crowd at a...

Change Makers 5 things I am learning from wearing one dress all month

Minimalism is a growing trend these days. Basically, it’s the idea that to focus on what’s important, we need to get rid of the unnecessary objects, activities, and baggage that clutter our lives.

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