Stories about: Self-help groups

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  • A man of many ideas

    It can be hard when your life suddenly gets turned upside down. Wogasso knew that feeling too well. His career in the military was abruptly cut short…

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  • Respect to Ruth

    When we first met Ruth in a poor community in Nigeria, she spoke of lying awake at night worrying about how she would provide food for her children.…

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  • Basheeras living water

    A single mum with an uphill battle to find safe water for her family. Fortunately hope and help is at hand for her. A story of a good result in the face of challenges.

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  • Aksa

    Seeds of hope for Aksa

    Aksa from rural Tanzania struggled to grow enough food to feed her children. Then she learned the secret of 'farming God's way'.

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  • A crowd of faces seen from above

    A Better Balance

    How the women of a village in rural Tanzania are changing their destinies and winning respect from the men.

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Tanzania

    Tanzania has vast natural resources, trades across Africa and sends peacekeepers to UN missions. And yet, 32 per cent of the population – more than 17 million people – live in extreme poverty...

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  • Fifty years, Fifty Countries: Rwanda

    Rwanda is still remembered for the terrible genocide of 1994, when the Hutu people slaughtered the Tutsi people with an estimated 800,000 deaths, that’s around 70 per cent of the Tutsi population...

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