#Rural

  • Article: Half of the World's Poorest People Are Under 18, New Paper Says

    Half of the World's Poorest People Are Under 18, New Paper Says

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 8, 2019

    The researchers also found that people living in poverty don’t necessarily live in rural areas. Read more

  • Article: Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan

    Your ZIP Code Might Determine Your Lifespan

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 18, 2018

    Stilwell residents could expect to die a quarter of a century before their peers. Read more

  • Article: Want to Live Longer? Move to a City

    Want to Live Longer? Move to a City

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 13, 2017

    This kind of inequality doesn’t have to exist. Read more

  • Article: Why Poop Is a Big Problem in India's Cities & Rural Areas Alike

    Why Poop Is a Big Problem in India's Cities & Rural Areas Alike

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 16, 2016

    Most Indians do not have access to a working sewage system. Read more

  • Article: Inside India's Massive Plan to End Open Defecation for 564M People by 2019

    Inside India's Massive Plan to End Open Defecation for 564M People by 2019

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 16, 2016

    India is halfway through a cleaning mission. Read more

  • Article: Inside the Philippines’ plan to pull 10 million people out of poverty

    Inside the Philippines’ plan to pull 10 million people out of poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|June 22, 2016

    An ambitious goal for a country with a lackluster history of fighting poverty. Read more

  • Article: China begins plan to relocate millions of people

    China begins plan to relocate millions of people

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2016

    How China goes about it will speak volumes about the country's future. Read more

  • Article: This bicycle library is raising literacy rates in Afghanistan

    This bicycle library is raising literacy rates in Afghanistan

    By Gina Darnaud |April 27, 2016

    Every weekend, the children in Afghanistan cannot wait to welcome this school teacher! Read more