Stories: Children, Communities, Futures

A mother's short walk to end polio and tuberculosis

A mother's short walk to end polio and tuberculosis

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A frightening account of giving birth in a remote village

A frightening account of giving birth in a remote village

It was around midnight when Judite began feeling a pain that she had never felt before. The mother of six was heavily pregnant with her youngest child Marcelo, but this feeling was different to…

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Heartbreaking reality of childbirth in Timor-Leste

Heartbreaking reality of childbirth in Timor-Leste

Anita’s son was just a month-old when she noticed something was wrong. His health deteriorated after she took him to a hospital, where, sadly soon after, he died. Anita still does not know the…

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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 Chantrea’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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