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October 4th, 2019

The reality of becoming a child soldier in Syria

It doesn’t come as a surprise that 75% of the most vulnerable civilians in Syria are women and children. Much of this vulnerability comes from the extreme poverty they face during the ongoing war....

September 27th, 2019

Timor-Leste; Emerging after decades of conflict.

Timor-Leste sought independence in 2002 after centuries of Portuguese colonial rule, followed by Indonesian occupation and years of conflict which left most of the country displaced and 70% of the infrastructure decimated. In recent y...

September 20th, 2019

How Timor-Leste is fighting off the curse of climate change

Recently climate change appears to be at the top of everyone’s agenda, except world leaders of course, and in July 2019 it was estimated that humanity only had 18 months to save our home planet....

September 13th, 2019

Timor-Leste: The paradox of malnourishment within fertile lands, and the powerful potential of programmes utilizing ‘word of mouth’ networks.

Timor-Leste is a country which has been left out of the international spotlight and can often be neglected by humanitarian groups and activists....

September 6th, 2019

Recognising the need for further female empowerment in Timor-Leste

Since independence in 2002, Timor-Leste has seen an increase in young people internally migrating, 51.6% being women....

September 4th, 2019

September Focus: Timor-Leste

Our monthly focus for September is on Timor-Leste and our partners at HIAM Health. HIAM Health began in 2003, seeking to combat malnutrition and give women more control over their lives and their families, by increasing their nutrition and diversifying their family’s personal food production....

August 19th, 2019

SANITATION AND HYGIENE DIFFICULTIES IN UGANDA

SANITATION IN UGANDA – THE CURRENT SITUATION Uganda is one of the poorest countries in the world. Insufficient sanitary conditions in households, schools, health centres and public facilities are the largest barriers to eradicating extreme poverty and the prevention of economic and human development in Uganda....

August 9th, 2019

Uganda and its attitude towards refugees

On first glance, Uganda is a shining example of a country doing its part to help some of the most vulnerable groups of people in the world....

August 2nd, 2019

August Focus: Uganda

Our monthly focus for the month of August is on Uganda and our partners at PAORINHER. With the help of HART, Patongo Orphans Infants Health Rehabilitation (PAORINHER) was established and developed as a Centre for the care of orphans living with HIV in Uganda. ...

August 2nd, 2019

The Impact of HIV on Rural Ugandan People

The plain truth for countries like Uganda, especially among its rural regions, is that health, despite being a major cause for concern, is not met with adequate funding....
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