Global Partners

Volunteer Medical Workers Save Girl in Rural Nepal

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Tree climbing is an almost universal childhood pastime. Kids the world over scale branches, one at a time, higher and higher, for a chance to glimpse their world from a different perspective. But with every climb, there is also a chance of a fall. And for one young girl in the remote village of Namatar... 

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Point of Care Labs and Impact

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When your muscles feel weak, your body tired and your head dizzy, it can be hard to find the energy and strength to go see a doctor. Now imagine you have no access to transportation, no phone and it’s bitterly cold outside. Seeing a medical professional can seem almost impossible. Safety net clinics around the... 

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World Refugee Day 2018

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Around the world, millions of women, children and men are forced to flee their homes, their communities, their countries. They find themselves in tent cities filled with others also escaping danger and desperation. No one asks to be born in areas where violence and persecution prevail. No one wants to raise children who are terrified of a bomb dropping on their home. No one dreams of living in an economy so depressed that no one can afford to buy food to dampen the hunger in their empty bellies.

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Women of Haiti

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Haiti is the third poorest country in the world. Over 80 percent of women who work in Haiti work in informal jobs, with the average annual income of Haitian women almost half that of men ($1,250 US for women versus $2,247 US for men). Women who work as market vendors typically buy goods from other sources and resell them in the markets, paying anywhere from ($6.25-$43.75 US) per week for a stall in an official market. They spend long hours in the sun selling everything from fruits, vegetables and prepared foods, to clothing, shoes and household goods.

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