News and Stories: Madagascar
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A CRS staff hydrologist gets to know the people he serves in some of the most remote areas of his country.
People with disabilities account for 15 percent of the world’s population — over a billion people. Many face social, economic and cultural barriers that limit their access to full and effective participation in society.
Together, we can lead the way to a world where all children, families and communities have regular access to the food they need in order to lead healthy and dignified lives.
The CRS program also strengthens relationships, builds community support and includes climate-smart approaches to growing more crops for food and income.
Literacy leads to better incomes, health, education, community participation and a deeper feeling of belonging.
Uses for the plant include rope-making and stabilizing coastal dunes that can otherwise drift and damage vulnerable farms and villages.
In this drought-stricken region, rehabilitated water pumps transform daily life.