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Kenya: In Embu district, the gift of an education Kenya: In Embu district, the gift of an education
For generations, high levels of illiteracy and poverty have plagued the towns of Embu and Kangeta in Kenya. With little or no stable source of income for families to live on, prostitution, drug dealing and petty theft run rampant.
Children from the slums of Kipsongo now have a choice: they can go to school Children from the slums of Kipsongo now have a choice: they can go to school
The Hekima Day Care Center is situated in the Kipsongo slum in Kitale, Kenya, a community plagued by famine, disease, illiteracy, abuse and forced child labor.
Leaving behind the shattered world of war, a school in Angola brings hope Leaving behind the shattered world of war, a school in Angola brings hope
Angola has been called an economic miracle. This mineral-rich country has been one of the fastest growing in the world during the past five years. This only tells a small portion of the story.
Karunalayam Shelter: A "Temple of Grace" to protect at-risk girls from human traffickers Karunalayam Shelter: A "Temple of Grace" to protect at-risk girls from human traffickers
India is the single largest source of trafficked women in the world, and the state of Andhra Pradesh stands out as its worst offender. The largest share of trafficked children for sexual exploitation comes from this part of the country, according to a recent Human Development Report.
A summer they won't forget for Beirut's high-risk youths A summer they won't forget for Beirut's high-risk youths
The Good Shepherd Sisters of Lebanon have had a steadying presence in this tiny country since 1893, providing, more recently, vital
Colombia: For the young women of Barranquilla, a fresh start Colombia: For the young women of Barranquilla, a fresh start
Barranquilla is an industrial port city in Colombia with a large immigrant population. The crime rate has been stubbornly high for decades and the poverty rate is also at a troubling level.
A second chance for the children of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley A second chance for the children of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley
Deir Al Ahmar is a neighborhood in the Bekaa Valley, about 30 km outside of Beirut. Bekaa Valley is Lebanon’s most important agricultural region and it is an industrial force.
In Cairo, the sisters work to build a new school for young girls in the Shubra quarter In Cairo, the sisters work to build a new school for young girls in the Shubra quarter
For 650 young school children in Cairo, disaster struck one early morning in June, 2007. The main building of their school, The Good Shepherd School on Attar Street, mysteriously collapsed just after dawn broke on the city.
With a new roof over their heads, a school community in El Salvador shines With a new roof over their heads, a school community in El Salvador shines
El Salvador is now a generation removed from a bloody civil war that dragged on for a dozen years and divided this small Central American country.
Good Shepherd Shelter for Girls: An alternative to life on the streets for the teenage girls of Sehaile Good Shepherd Shelter for Girls: An alternative to life on the streets for the teenage girls of Sehaile
The Good Shepherd Shelter for Girls, located in the Mount Lebanon area of Sehaile, is a vital safety net for young girls from 6 to 18-years-old who come from broken families and impoverished backgrounds.