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Philippines: Smart design speeds recovery for Haiyan survivors
Our partnership with IDEO.org and BanKO will create new financial products for families in the Philippines who have never had access to a bank.
Kyrgyzstan: Meet our field staff: Alexander and Bakhtiyar
Alexander Kirillov and Bakhtiyar Ergashev have been part of our team in Kyrgyzstan since we began work there 20 years ago. Today, they're leading the fight against hunger and malnutrition in the country.
Iraq: How do citizens build better government?
Our new research report shows how empowering civil society in Iraq is helping citizens lay the groundwork for a democratic and peaceful future.
Guatemala: Coffee farmers facing hunger, damaged livelihoods
An epidemic of coffee leaf rust is putting vulnerable families in Guatemala at increased risk of food insecurity.
South Sudan: 9 signs of humanitarian catastrophe we can't ignore
Brutal violence and increasing displacement have created massive needs. Our Country Director reports on why this crisis needs action now.
Images: Natural beauty in the world's toughest places
Working in fragile environments means helping communities make better use of their natural resources so they can improve their lives and the world around them.
Niger: Santou's story
Recurring droughts in West Africa make it difficult for Santou to grow enough food to feed her family. Find out how a pair of goats has changed her life.
China: Progress report: Rebuilding communities one year after quake
One year after an earthquake devastated rural China, we're looking back on the recovery effort and looking ahead toward long-term rebuilding.
Colombia: Land titles provide stability for Colombia’s poor
We're helping marginalized families get legal ownership of the land they live on, and providing a sense of security in communities still recovering from conflict.
Central African Republic: Rainy season heightens risk of disease
New photos from the Central African Republic, where we're addressing urgent water and sanitation needs for displaced families facing squalid living conditions.