#aid and development

  • Article: Tanzanian Court Sentenced Six to Prison for Cutting Off the Hand of Albino Boy

    Tanzanian Court Sentenced Six to Prison for Cutting Off the Hand of Albino Boy

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 5, 2017

    Albinos are attacked for their body parts, which are prized in witchcraft and can fetch a high price Read more

  • Article: Cairo Transforms Shipping Containers Into Homes for the Poor

    Cairo Transforms Shipping Containers Into Homes for the Poor

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 26, 2017

    Many Egyptians living in sprawling slums and unlicensed apartment blocks. Read more

  • Article: Disabilities Aren't Stopping Women in Burkina Faso From Becoming Independent

    Disabilities Aren't Stopping Women in Burkina Faso From Becoming Independent

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2017

    "Before this initiative we were confined to our homes. We couldn't go out." Read more

  • Article: How 6 Major Famines Changed the Past 100 Years

    How 6 Major Famines Changed the Past 100 Years

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 22, 2017

    People are currently starving to death in four countries, and 20 million lives are at risk. Read more