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On the frontline of combating global illiteracy is the award-winning organisation Room to Read, founded in 2000 by former Microsoft executive, John Wood, Erin Ganju and Dinesh Shrestha.

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While migration is on the rise in a globalising world, it is not always a seamless process. Displacement, moving to establish a better life,...

New Stream of Life

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The Colour of Sound: A Lighter Shade of Possibilities

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It's 4 December - Happy International Cheetah Day! These beautiful, fast creatures are racing against extinction. Today, we'd like to bring awareness to the world’s...

A Sustainable Safety Net

Net-Works is an innovative initiative that empowers people in coastal communities to collect and sell discarded nylon fishing nets – with fantastic environmental benefits
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When Opium was used for Toothaches

We know of opium as the addictive narcotic that once held Asia drugged and spellbound. But the people of Myanmar, Laos and Thailand – still major producers of this “joy fruit” – once had a healthy relationship with its intoxicating effects

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