Residents of Fukushima still struggle everyday with safety issues related to radiation. Image courtesy CWS-Asia/Pacific
Japan earthquake and tsunami, one year later
Last year's disaster in northeastern Japan showed that even a heavily developed country can need aid after such a tragedy. CWS work there continues, as issues surrounding the Fukushima nuclear accident are investigated.
From illiteracy to entrepreneurship in an African village
Jennifer Sindiri says a Kenya-based CWS literacy program helped her gain a sense of real purpose -- purpose that is improving her life, the lives of her husband and four children, and life in her community.
Advocating for Pinhook
When the levee protecting tiny Pinhook, Missouri, was blasted to save other areas from 2011 Mississippi River flooding, the town was demolished a story largely unknown by state officials, until now.