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June 9th, 2015

Update on Mai Adiko Project in Jos, Nigeria

This is an update from Canon Hassan John, coordinator of the Mai Adiko Peace and Reconciliation Project, located in Rayfield in the city of Jos, Nigeria. The project brings together members of the Christian and Muslim communities for skill-sharing, sports, business generation and other activities....

May 20th, 2015

Nagorno-Karabakh, My thoughts and experiences

An anonymous writer visited Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh independently in January 2015. Here, he shares his reflections. We all crowded round the shanty minibus that morning as a man approached me slowly on account of my rucksack. It was a misty winter morning on the outskirts of Yerevan, the Armenian capital....

December 3rd, 2014

HART Winter 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Winter Newsletter has been released today! For this edition, we asked our partners for their reflections on 2014, and their hopes for the coming year. This newsletter is full of their remarkable stories, achievements and ideas....

August 26th, 2014

India: Education and the Caste System Today

Guest blogger Shona Buchanan discusses the challenges facing India’s ‘untouchables’ in access to education. The Indian government, in the 1950 national constitution of India, officially abolished untouchability in the country. However, the system lives on in India today, having been ingrained into the state and its culture for hundreds of years....

July 24th, 2014

Rohingya women: the invisible gender of a stateless people

Described by the UN as one of “the most persecuted minorities in the world”, the Rohingya people in Burma are victims of state sponsored persecution and extreme racial discrimination. Through denial of citizenship, the Burmese government dehumanises the Rohingya people, and this rejection of their humanity leads to immense breaches of their human rights....

August 15th, 2013

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth To Be a Mother: Childbirth in South Sudan

“The thinly framed father sat mesmerised by his fragile wife and baby as they lay huddled amidst dirty sheets on their metal framed bed.  Born a few weeks early, the baby seemed no bigger than a tiny sack of sugar.  Untrained staff in the ramshackle, dust covered ward had suggested letting the baby die. ...

July 31st, 2013

Dr Sasa visits UK – Update about HARTs Work in Chin State, Burma

Dr Sasa, the remarkable founder of Health & Hope, recently paid HART a visit. Health & Hope was founded in 2009 and is based upon the simple concept of putting health care and development of remote villages into the hands of their inhabitants. Their vision is to see “villages that are healthy and thriving and self-developed”....

July 1st, 2013

NEW TEACHERS AND A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR EDUCATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

From our partners in South Sudan; the Marol Academy, we learn of exciting new developments regarding the future of its teaching staff… ‘Beneath the shade of a tree, and on precariously arranged branches, small cohorts of eclectically uniformed pupils gather in their little village schools....
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