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Nepal: One Year after the quake

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Cyclone Winston Fiji Emergency

The Brutal Force of Cyclone Winston

On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February, Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston tore through Fiji, destroying homes, schools and livelihoods.

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Giving a Little TLC

Sarita, a girl with an infectious smile, felt all her joy and laughter drain away as she looked at the crushed remains of her school.

Nepal | Asia

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The slums of lost childhoods

Nazmul lives with her family in the slums of Okhla in New Delhi, India. Her home sits in an industrial zone, surrounded by open sewers.

India | Asia

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Every child has the same potential, but not all have the opportunity to realise it. Our work focuses on the needs of all children, but especially the most marginalised, because we believe in a world where every child is healthy, has the opportunity to learn, and is safe from violence, abuse and exploitation.

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Project Alpona

Alpona is 10 years old and lives in a brothel. Without your help she will probably become a sex worker, like her mother.

Bangladesh | Asia

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Project Anjali

Despite its natural beauty, straddling the foothills of the Himalayas, this remote area of Nepal is a hard and desperate place to live.

Nepal | Asia

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Project Chanthy

In the remote Koh Kong region of Cambodia, the slow onset of climate change is wreaking havoc with one coastal community.

Cambodia | Asia

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Project Lady Heart

Our project in Mindanao in the southern region of the Philippines is empowering primary-aged children to know what to do when an emergency hits.

Philippines | Asia

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Project Mira

The poverty that dominates this isolated corner of Indonesia is so extreme that almost half of the children suffer from malnutrition.

Indonesia | Asia

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