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Young children in Kenya

Photo: Kenya, CWS

Making schools safe in Kenya
Children face all sorts of challenges growing up. Learning in a safe, secure environment shouldn’t be one of them. Watch how CWS provides sturdy structures, desks, drinking water and more.

From Bhutan to Lancaster, Pa.: Chanda and Tika's refugee journey
Forced out of their native Bhutan, Chanda and Tika Timsina grew up in a refugee camp in Nepal with little food and nowhere to go. Until 2009, when CWS helped them resettle to Lancaster, Pa.

CWS responds to increasingly worrisome emergency in the Sahel
Millions of people in west Africa are affected by overlapping crises of hunger and malnutrition, rising food prices, increasing population density and climate change. CWS and Christian Aid are providing food assistance and supporting local farmers.

My own rice: 15-year old Tun Tun Oo's story
After experiencing devastating loss during Cyclone Nargis in 2008, Tun Tun Oo rebuilt his life with the help of a CWS-supported program that provided rice seeds, power tillers, fuel, fertilizers and cash support.

CWS having a clear impact in Haiti
Thousands have returned to their repaired or rebuilt homes. Hundreds of children are back in school. People in urban and rural areas have started businesses. And CWS’s long-term recovery assistance continues, with your help.

AUGUST 2012

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Fight hunger online
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Young children in Vietnam
Photo: Vietnam, CWS
Ready for school?
CWS School Kits make learning possible for many children around the world who don't have the most basic supplies.

My life as a refugee on iPhone
Play the new UNCHR app
No one chooses to be a refugee. What if it were you ... what would you do? Download UNHCR's new iPhone/Android app, "My life as a refugee."

A woman builds her shelter in Haiti
Photo: Haiti, Paul Jeffrey/ACT
Help us prepare!
CWS rebuilds and restores homes, businesses and lives after a disaster strikes. Please help now.

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