Stories: Children, Communities, Futures

Plastic bags and bamboo knives: birth in rural PNG

Plastic bags and bamboo knives: birth in rural PNG

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How teachers in Laos get students excited about hygiene

How teachers in Laos get students excited about hygiene

Around 20kms down a narrow, winding dirt road from the centre of Houameuang District, the village of Homsai is perched on a scenic green mountainside. The people of this village are Hmong, and…

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ChildFund helps children with disabilities in Cambodia

ChildFund helps children with disabilities in Cambodia

Tears well in nine-year-old Socheata’s eyes as she describes her childhood before she was diagnosed with a hearing problem. At school, she felt like she was a distraction in the classroom,…

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Stella's heartbreak: Seven children, four dead, three alive

Stella's heartbreak: Seven children, four dead, three alive

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How mosquito nets are saving children's lives

How mosquito nets are saving children's lives

Twelve-year-old Fenny and her family have suffered from malaria almost all their lives. After losing twin sisters, Fenny also came close to dying from the preventable disease.

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Improving primary healthcare in remote Vietnam

Improving primary healthcare in remote Vietnam

ChildFund is training a new generation of nurses and healthcare workers to combat high levels of newborn deaths in the Hoa Binh province. Newborn fatalities make up almost half of all child deaths in the province.

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