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  • Article: Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    From Voice of America|Sept. 4, 2019

    Nigeria is one of the biggest contributors of solid waste in Africa. Read more

  • Article: G7 World Leaders Pledge $22 Million to Fight Amazon Wildfires

    G7 World Leaders Pledge $22 Million to Fight Amazon Wildfires

    From Voice of America|Aug. 26, 2019

    An immediate effort to save the "lungs" of the planet. Read more

  • Article: Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    From Voice of America|Aug. 19, 2019

    The West African country is suffering from growing hunger, instability, and displacement. Read more

  • Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    From Voice of America|Aug. 16, 2019

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    From Voice of America|Aug. 13, 2019

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    From Voice of America|Aug. 12, 2019

    Forced to join the military, these teens are often subjected to mental and physical abuse. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's 'Reclaimers' Recycle 90% of Its Paper and Post-Consumer Packaging

    South Africa's 'Reclaimers' Recycle 90% of Its Paper and Post-Consumer Packaging

    From Voice of America|July 30, 2019

    They save municipalities up to 750 million rand in landfill space annually. Read more

  • Article: The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    From Voice of America|July 30, 2019

    The move will address growing need and allow health workers to monitor those affected by Ebola. Read more