Stories about: Cen. African Rep.

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  • Indian family

    Family snapshots

    Most parents would like to give their children a better start in life. However, for the 767 million worldwide who live below the international…

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  • Test Main

    Yolande lives in Bangui, the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic (CAR). Life has not been easy for Yolande. At 43 years old, she…

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  • Photo of Geena by Hazel Thompson

    Light in deep darkness

    When armed groups attacked her village in March 2016, Geena, a widowed mother of six, fled with her family into the surrounding bush. They cut down bamboo leaves for bedding and ate forest leaves and roots they dug up by hand.

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  • Teaming up for peace

    The sun is beating down on the red soil, which is kicked up in clouds as the ball lands and feet scramble for a last chance. The whistle blows. The match is over. A massive cheer goes up from the stand and Lazaro and Abdou* – hot and tired – shake hands.

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  • Spreading the (peanut butter) love

    Think peanut butter is nothing more than something you put on your toast? Think again. One woman from the Central African Republic has been using the humble spread to lift herself out of poverty and rediscover her strength.

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  • A Healing of the Heart

    For several years, the Central African Republic has been torn apart by conflict. A conflict that resulted in the killing of civilians, and the burning and looting of houses.

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