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Reducing Migration through Investment in Education

Migration from Central America to the United States is a complex issue. With root causes steeped in history, corruption of public authorities, trade agreements that favour mul... Migration from Central America to the United States is a complex issue. With root causes steeped in ...

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Back-to-Back Storms Batter the BOSAWAS

Incredibly, the indigenous peoples of BOSAWAS, currently struggling to recover from recent catastrophe, have suffered the effects of YET ANOTHER Hurricane – this time, one tha... Incredibly, the indigenous peoples of BOSAWAS, currently struggling to recover from recent catastrop...

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In the Wake of Disaster

This week, we have been anxiously, nervously, obsessively, following Hurricane Eta, watching for updates, communicating with community facilitators working in Miskitu and Maya... This week, we have been anxiously, nervously, obsessively, following Hurricane Eta, watching for upd...

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My Voice; Our Equal Future

Five years ago, Ligia Lopez was volunteering on climate change and risk reduction projects in rural communities in Nicaragua, while at the same time building her skills in the... Five years ago, Ligia Lopez was volunteering on climate change and risk reduction projects in rural ...

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Make a list. Check it twice. Leave No One Behind.

Visiting all corners of the world in a single night (in a flying sleigh, no less) is indeed impressive. And it takes a little magic. Working in partnership with communities in... Visiting all corners of the world in a single night (in a flying sleigh, no less) is indeed impressi...

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Backhoes and Buttonholes

Backhoes and Buttonholes Teresa Chavaria can talk integlligently on both of these topics. I like her already. As a member of the Water Committee in El Hatillo, she knows more ... Backhoes and Buttonholes Teresa Chavaria can talk integlligently on both of these topics. I like her...

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Your support changes the World

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Common Threads that connect us across miles and circumstance and opportunity at the Development Dinner one week ago. You ha... Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Common Threads that connect us across miles and ...

In Canada

Threads of Joy

Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is where the grandkids are — all of them, all of the time, she jokes. And even tr... Paola may live alone, but she is anything but. Her home is where her family congregates. Hers is whe...

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