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“Hard times will make you stronger”

To mark World Humanitarian Day, Anita Haidary, explains what’s it’s like to be a female humanitarian worker – and how she got to do the job she loves.   This photo you see is one of the few that survived all the moves we made to escape the w…

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Afghanistan

A fighting chance through education

Education is the great equalizer. It empowers people, giving them the hope and courage to dream of a better life. However, poverty prevents children, …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Philippines

Springsteen’s music gives movie ‘Blinded by the Light’ strong heartbeat

“It’s about what we went through in the 80s, there was a lot of racism in Britain in the 80s, there was a lot of poverty, but at the same time with having …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Philippines

Bato, Albayalde told to stop blaming teachers for student activism

“[It is the fault] of poverty, corruption and human rights violations [which] intensify under the current administration,” she added. Martinez also slammed …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Philippines

Turkish NGO reshapes microfinance via blockchain

Turkish Grameen Microfinance Program is a non-profit economic foundation offering "microcredit" services to help reduce poverty in Turkey, according …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Turkey

What does Independence mean for common Indian

Radha, a mother of a three-year-old, who sells balloons says, “To me independence means freedom from poverty. My child cries for the things which …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · India, Thailand

Tell it to SunStar: Online trafficker caught; 3 victims rescued

Poverty is never an excuse to put children in harm’s way. They should never be collateral or payment to any favors. There is always another way to …

by · Friday, 16 August 2019 · Philippines

Cambodian garment association urges EU to maintain trade preferences

Cambodia has benefited from the EBA scheme since 2001, and thanks to this, millions of Cambodians have been lifted from poverty and have …

by · Friday, 16 August 2019 · Cambodia, Vietnam

McDonald’s employees help woman feed the homeless: ‘The whole crew came together’

A woman is thanking McDonald’s employees for their “humility” and eagerness to help her feed homeless people in a poverty-stricken area.

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Oman, Philippines

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates

… especially for pregnant or breastfeeding women, infants, or children; increased prevalence of communicable diseases, and increased poverty.

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Philippines