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Editor's Note: This article is a contribution to a week-long blog carnival on USAID's John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program. From July 14-18, F2F program partners and American volunteers are...More
A wave of green ripples in the breeze as Gertruda Domayo stoops over to pull a tangle of weeds from her soybean fields in Nakahegwa, Tanzania. She loosens the soil with her hoe, freeing the weeds with quick flicks of her wrist. The small pods on her evenly spaced plants will be ready to harvest...More
Their numbers are growing at an alarming rate: Children crossing borders alone to escape desperate circumstance only to find new perils at every step along the way.
The Church and its international humanitarian arm, Catholic Relief Services, see the problem of unaccompanied minors as...More
They say you can never really leave the gang. But that's not always true. Although he almost died trying, Manuel* got out, and now he's trying to help others in his community do the same.
Wariso Dekamo waits for a herd of bleating goats to cross in front of him as he makes his way toward two haggling traders at a livestock market in Arsi Negele, Ethiopia.
"I'll give you [$30]," a man says. "That's not a price for a moderate-sized goat; it's worth [$40]," a woman counters...More
As you know, Catholic Relief Services is part of Caritas Internationalis, the worldwide network of the Catholic Church’s charitable organizations. We work in 93 countries around the world, and in many of these countries the local Caritas is our partner. Our Caritas...More